Landseer R.A., Sir Edwin (1802 - 1873)
Tzar Nicholas I of Russia. Pencil and wash. Signed, inscribed and dated 'Gore House / 4 (9?) Aout 1844', possibly by Alfred Count D'Orsay who lived there. Collectors stamp for (?). A lithograph from the drawing lithographed by Vincent Brooks was published in 1855 by J. Hogarth. Nicholas was in London from 1-10th June 1844. Richard Ormond authenticated this drawing in 2010. 11x8.75 inches.