Lives of the Artists XXIV

Here is a photograph of the artist Vladimir Makovsky working on his famous portrait of the Empress Maria Fedorovna. The picture was taken by Karl Bulla (Carl Oswald Bulla), a German-Russian photo-reporter.

And here is the painting itself.

Portrait of Empress Maria Fedorovna. (1885).

Portrait of Empress Maria Fedorovna. (1885).

(Via Прогулки по Старой Москве и не только.)

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