1885 Maria Feodorovna by Vladimir Makovsky (Gatchina Palace, Gatchina Russia)

Gatchina is essentially south of St. Petersburg, further south on the M-20 than Pushkin (Pushkin was formerly Tsarskoye Tselo).

1885 Maria Feodorovna by Vladimir Makovsky (Gatchina Palace, Russia)

Maria as the reigning Tsaritsa wears a luxurious Russian court dress with a purple train over a silver brocade skirt in this 1885 Makovsky portrait.

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