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The sick tsar Alexander III attended by Pobedonostsev, head of the Russian Orthodox church, Tolstoy and the mascot of the French republic; representing the difference between Russia's internal problems and the enthusiasm of France following the Franco-Russian alliance. Reproduction of a lithograph by J. Braakensiek, 1891.

Braakensiek, Joh. 1858-1940.
Date
18 October 1891
Reference
17691i
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Pobedonostsev was the dominant adviser to Alexander III; he was responsible for many of the more reactionary moves made during Alexander's reign

Publication/Creation

Amsterdam : Amst. Boek- en Steendrukkerij, v/h. Ellerman, Harms & co., 18 October 1891.

Physical description

1 process print : reproduction of a lithograph ; image 32.1 x 25 cm

Lettering

De russische patiënt (Vrij naar de schilderij van Gerard Dou) ...

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 17691i

Lettering note

Lettering continues: Pobedonoszeff, procurator der H. Synode: Uwe majesteit is zoo gezond als een visch. De Czar: Wat zegt gij er van, Leo Nikolajivitch? Graaf Tolstoi, op ouderwetsche wijze de diagnose stellend: Hongersnood, geldgebrek, nihilisme... De Fransche republiek: Houd op, man! Vive le czar! Joh B

Reproduction note

Parody of a painting by Gerard Dou

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