Portrait of V.G.Kusov. 1772

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Unknown artist of the second half of the XVIII century

Portrait of V.G.Kusov. 1772

Oil on canvas. 96,5 78,5

An old inscription on the reverse side of the canvas: <...> 1772 43 :5: . Words on the letter on the table: I b.

Inv. -3941

Transferred in 1946 from LPC; earlier - in A.Y.Galebskaya collection.
Kusov Vasily Grigorievich (1729-1788), St.Petersburg merchant of the 1-st Guild. Was much involved in foreign trade, exported wood, pork fat, hemp fibre, iron to many ports in Germany, France, England and Spain, imported colonial goods in return.