Please note that some of these are signed and that others identify the sitter. The handwriting is quite faded out so I can’t read it. I’m sorry. The Haus were very well known watercolorists in Saint Petersburg and did many commissions for the tsar, the Imperial family and the court.
Please note that the auction house catalog lists the titles and I have done my best to identify which is which but I could be wrong. Thank you! Sarah.
At the time of the Second Opium War (1856-1860).