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Orest Adamovich Kiprenskii (1778-1836)  Portrait of Yevgraf Davydov  Oil on canvas, 1809  162ő116 cm  The State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia
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Title: Yevgraf Davydov
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Orest Adamovich Kiprenskii (1778-1836)
Portrait of Yevgraf Davydov
Oil on canvas, 1809
162ő116 cm
The State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia



Fate Evgrafov Davidovs (1775-1823) and a happy and tragic. He was the son of Vladimir Denisovich Davidovs, cousin partisan Denis Davydov. Davydov began service in 1791 vahmistrom Life Guards regiment of horse, in January 1797 became a cornet Life Guards Hussar Regiment. Ten years before he mustang colonel. Davydov was involved in the wars with Napoleon: in 1805 he fought under Austerlitz, in the 1812-meters - under the Island (near Vitebsk), after the battle of Lyutsenom in 1813, he was awarded the golden sword decorated with diamonds, with the words «of Valor». «Battle of the peoples» of Leipzig in August of that year turned Evgrafov Davidovs in amputees: he lost his left leg and right arm below the elbow. During this battle he received the Order of George the 3rd degree, the Austrian Commander Cross of the Order of Leopold and the Prussian Order of Red Eagle 2 class. In his resignation made to Major-General . But awards and increase in rank is unlikely to compensate the injured. 

Evgrafov Davydov lived a disabled family estate in the Tula province Aksinino another ten years and died nestarym man in the forty-eighth year of life. And only in a portrait painted by Kiprensky he always remained beautiful Gusarov, favorite female and balovnem fate.

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