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Elizaveta, Empress and Autocrat of All the Russias (born 1709, acceded 1741, died 1762), painting (1760), by Charles-André van Loo (1705-1765).

Princess Zinaida Nikolaevna Yusupova, Lived 1861-1939, Youssoupov, Youssoupoff), was a Russian noblewoman best known as the mother of Prince Felix Yusupov, the murderer of Rasputin. Owned La Pelegrina pearl.

Maria Alexandrovna, Empress consort of all the Russias, lived 1824-1880. Born Marie of Hesse, daughter of Louis II of Hesse and Wihelmine of Baden, the youngest sister of the Empress Elizaveta Alexeievna. Mother of Alexander III. The Mariinsky Theater is named after her. (Portrait by Franz Xaver Winterhelter.)

Portrait of Catherine II (Catherine the Great) by Georg Christoph Grooth, 1743.

Portrait of Catherine II (Catherine the Great) by Dmitry Levitsky, by 1782.

Equestrian portrait of the Grand Duchess Yekaterina Alexeyevna (Catherine the Great).

Portrait of Empress Elizabeth, daughter of Peter the Great. 1760 Carle van Loo. See the portrait at

Portrait of Empress Catherine II of Russia Fyodor Rokotov 1780

Tsarskoe Selo, Alexander Palace - Museum, inside view of portrait hall. Built 1794 - 1796 in classical style.

A rare portrait of Peter I The Great by Rastrelli, the favorite architect of Elizabeth I, Peter's daughter, St Petersburg, 1721. Done before the death of Peter who died in 1725.