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Brulloff Karl (1799 - 1852)  Portrait of the Secretary of State Piotr Kikin[Ïîðòðåò ñòàòñ-ñåêðåòàðÿ Ï.À.Êèêèíà]  Oil on canvas, 1821-1822  82x71 ñì  The Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia
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Title: Portrait of the Secretary of State Piotr Kikin
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Brulloff Karl (1799 - 1852)
Portrait of the Secretary of State Piotr Kikin [Ïîðòðåò ñòàòñ-ñåêðåòàðÿ Ï.À.Êèêèíà]
Oil on canvas, 1821-1822
82x71 ñì
The Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia



Kikin, Peotr Andreevich (1775-1834) was one of 12 children of Major Secundus Andrey Ivanovich (1745-1790) and his wife Maria Feodorovna, née Yermolova. He was educated at a private boarding school in Moscow, and then went to study in the Moscow University. He started a career in the army, participating in the Napoleonic Wars. In 1816, he entered the civil service, he was a state secretary in one of the ministries, later becoming State Councilor. In 1820, together with prince I.A. Gagarin and A.I. Dmitriyev-Mamonov they organized the Society for Promotion of Artists, of which he was the bursar and patron; he was also a chairman of the department in Independent Economic Society and member of the Imperial Agricultural Society. He retired in 1826 as a senator. Kikin was married to Maria Ardalionovna, nee Torsukova; he had a daughter named Maria Petrovna (1816-1854), who later married prince D. P. Volkonsky.
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