Portrait of Yegor Maksimovich Pillar (1767-1830)

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  Dow, George  (English artist, 1781-1829).    
Portrait of Yegor Maksimovich Pillar (1767-1830) [Izomaterial]. - Electron. Dan. (229 Kb). - (St. Petersburg: The State Hermitage, 2003). - 1 file: color. - Portrait. Canvas, oil. 70x62,5 cm. Not later than 1825 - Electronic reproduction of a painting from the Military Gallery of the 1812 State Hermitage, St. Petersburg. Photographers: NN Antonova, Yu. A. Molodkovets, IE Regentova. - Portrait of a belt, turn of the face 3/4 to the left, in a military uniform. - The image was provided by the State Hermitage (St. Petersburg) for the collections "The Patriotic War of 1812" and "Russia in Faces", without the right to publish in other publications, both print and electronic .
1. Pillar, Yegor Maksimovich (1767 - 1830) - Portraits. 2. The State Hermitage. Military Gallery of 1812 (St. Petersburg, city) - Exhibits. 3. Dow, George (1781 - 1829). Portraits. 4. Patriotic War of 1812 (collection). 5. Russia in the faces (collection). 6. Portrait painting.
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At the beginning of 1812, the 34th Jaeger Regiment, commanded by Pillar, was part of the 3rd Brigade of the 4th Infantry Division in the 2nd Infantry Corps of the 1st Western Army. Participated in the rearguard battles near Vitebsk and Smolensk. In the battle of Borodino at the head of the jaeger brigade, he repulsed the attacks of the French and made bayonet counterattacks. For the distinction was awarded on November 21, 1812 rank of Major-General. - Biography of E. M. Pillar, see: Wikipedia - free encyclopedia, article" Pillar, Yegor Maksimovich ". - Materials of the Internet project "1812", section "The Military Gallery of the Winter Palace" (prepared for publication by Podmazo AA, 2003) (http://www.museum.ru/museum/1812/Persons/VGZD/index. html).
Electronic copy source: The State Hermitage, St. Petersburg
Location of original material: The State Hermitage, St. Petersburg
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