Catherine the Great by a follower of Giovanni Battista Lampi (auctioned by Bukowskis)

From; spots removed, mainly from robes and background with Photoshop by gogm.

This flattering portrait of Catherine II shows her wearing an attention-getting diamond hair ornament as well as other diamond jewelry.

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