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RUSSIAN GENERAL HANS CASPER FAESI 19TH C PERIOD OIL PORTRAIT PAINTING
RUSSIAN GENERAL HANS CASPER FAESI 19TH C PERIOD OIL PORTRAIT PAINTING

RUSSIAN SCHOOL @ 1835 PERIOD ORIGINAL OIL PAINTING OF GENERAL HANS CASPER FAESI (1795-1848). THIS FINE OLD PERIOD PAINTING IS UNSIGNED  BUT IN VERSO OF THE CANVAS IS INSCRIBED IN GERMAN "GEMHALT A. 1831 von MOSCHKOVSKY) THE GENERAL ISW PAINTED IN HIS FULL DRESS UNIFORM WITH RED SASH COVERING HIS OUTER EPPLET TUNNIC. HIS RIGHT HAND IS ON HIS SWORD & HIS LEFT RESTS ON A PERIOD CHAIR. THE GENERAL IS LOOKING TO THE LEFT. THIS PAINTING IS IN A PERIOD GESSO FRAME WITH SLIGHT FLAKING OF THE GESSO.


   GENERAL HANS CASPER FAESI AT 20 WAS COMMISSIONED A MAJOR IN THE SWISS MILITARY SERVICE AFTER HAVING TAKEN PART IN THE CAMPAIGN & THE OCCUPATION OF THE FORTRESS HUENIGEN. IN 1815 , HE ENLISTED IN THE RUSSIAN ARMY. AS A MEMBER OF A GOOD MILITARY FAMILY IN ZURICH, HE WAS ACCEPTED BY THE RUSSIAN NOBILITY & RECEIVED A COMMISSION IN THE GUARDS. WITHIN A FEW YEARS, HE WAS PROMOTED TO THE RANKS OF BRIGADIER GENERAL. IN 1830-1831 HE TOOK PART IN THE CAMPAIGN AGAINST POLAND & DISTINQUISHED HIMSELF IN BESS LITEWSKI, ARABIA & THE CAUCASUS MOUNTAINS. IN 1848 HE DIED OF WOUNDS IN BREST AT THE AGE OF 53. HE WAS NEVER MARRIED.


   GREAT RUSSIAN STORY ABOUT A GREAT RUSSIAN & SWISS HERO.


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