Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Zinaida Yussupova

Zinaida Yussupova by Christina Robertson, 1840

The Yussupovs are a Russian noble family descending from the Khans of the 10th century who, in the 18th and 19th centuries, were renowned for their immense wealth, philanthropy and art collections. Most notably, Prince Felix Yusupov II was famous for his involvement in the murder of Rasputin.

next episode: a fatal play

1 comment:

  1. A reflective study. Not an artist I've heard of, and it's always good to be educated.


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