Portraits from Russia of Praskovya Sheremeteva (1768-1803). Born a serf she had a wonderful voice and became an opera singer. Married a count, too.

Portrait of Praskovya Ivanovna Zhemchugova-Sheremeteva. 1803.
Portrait of Praskovya Sheremeteva. 1803. Oil. Nikolai Argunov, painter (1771-1829). Collection of the Museum of ceramics, Kuskovo. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:1803._Nikolai_Argunov_(1771-c1829)_-_Portrait_of_Praskovya_Ivanovna_Zhemchugova-Sheremeteva.jpg
Praskovia Kovalyova-Zhemchugova
Praskovya Sheremeteva in a scenic costume for a production of AndrĂ© Ernest Modeste GrĂ©try’s “Les mariages samnites.” 18th c. Artist not known. Collection of the Museum-estate Ostankino, Moscow. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:ZhemchugovaSamnites2.jpg
Portrait of Praskovya Ivanovna Zhemchugova-Sheremeteva.
Portrait of Praskovya Sheremeteva. Painted before Febuary 3, 1803. Nikolai Argunov, artist (1771-1829). Collection of the State Museum of Ceramics and the 18th Century Kuskovo Estate, Moscow. In the public domain due to age. via https://www.gogmsite.net/new-content/1803-expecting-praskovya.html

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