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ROBERTSON, Christina - Painter, miniaturist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
ROBERTSON, Christina - Painter, miniaturist

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British, 19th century, female.

Painter, miniaturist. Portraits.

Christina Robertson was the niece of the miniaturist George Saunders. She moved to St Petersburg in 1844, found favour at the court and painted numerous portraits of the Russian aristocracy. She exhibited in London at the Royal Academy from 1823 to 1844, and was admitted to membership of the St Petersburg Academy in 1841.

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