Catherine the Great

(17291796)
born Princess Sophie Friederike Auguste of Anhalt-Zerbst
Catherine II, Empress of Russia (17621796)

Works commissioned by her:

Reynolds, Joshua (1723-1792)
The Infant Hercules
c.17851789
Princeton University Art MuseumPrinceton

 

Born May 2 1729 Szczecin (Poland)
Died November 17 1796 Saint Petersburg (Russia)
Cause of death Stroke