Grand Duchess Sophia at the Novodevichy Convent

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Liana Miate
by Ilya Repin
published on 28 September 2023
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Grand Duchess Sophia at the Novodevichy Convent (1698), oil on canvas by Ilya Repin, 1879.

The State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow.

Ilya Repin's 1879 painting portrays Sophia after her fall from power, confined to a cell in the Novodevichy Convent. Also in the painting, outside the window, a hanging Strelets shows the fate of those who sought to reinstate her.

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