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Chevalier Guard Regiment of Russia's Last Tsar, Nicholas II

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  • Chevalier Guard Regiment of Russia's Last Tsar, Nicholas II
  • Chevalier Guard Regiment of Russia's Last Tsar, Nicholas II
  • Chevalier Guard Regiment of Russia's Last Tsar, Nicholas II
  • Chevalier Guard Regiment of Russia's Last Tsar, Nicholas II
  • Chevalier Guard Regiment of Russia's Last Tsar, Nicholas II
  • Chevalier Guard Regiment of Russia's Last Tsar, Nicholas II
  • Chevalier Guard Regiment of Russia's Last Tsar, Nicholas II

The last Russian Tsar, Nicholas II of Russia, in the uniform of Chevaliers Guard (Gardes) Regiment (Николай II в форме Кавалергардского Ее Величества Государыни Императрицы Марии Федоровны полка - Her Majesty's Cavalry of the Empress Maria Feodorovna regiment). The Hussar and Preobrazhensky regiment uniforms are among those worn by the aristocratic dignitaries that ride alongside. Original circa 1896. This is a detailed genuine painting done in Russia about 25-30 years ago, by Igor V. Shepel. It has been attractively mounted inside of an elegant copper colored wooden frame. About 26" x 19". 

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The Chevalier Guard Regiment (Кавалергардский полк) was a Russian heavy cavalry guard regiment, created in 1800 by the reformation of the Chevalier Guard corps, itself created in 1764 by Catherine the Great.

 
About the artist: Igor Viktorovich Shepel was born in 1961 in the city of Rostov-on-the-Don. From 1978-1984 he studied at the Rostov College of Arts (named after Mitrofan Borisovich Grekov 1882-1934, founding father of Soviet military theme and panoramic painting). Shepel is a member of the Union of Artists of Russia and participates in many regional and personal exhibitions. He works and teaches at the Grekov Art School. He specializes in museum quality art done in oil, Russian masterpiece replicas as well as replicas of Western masters, both complex and simple. He is especially fond of painting landscapes as well as renditions of famous Russian icons. Many of his works are in museums, galleries and private collections in Russia, Germany, Brazil, and Canada.

 

 

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