January 25, 1755~ Russian Empress Elizabeth signs decree establishing Moscow University

The Empress Elizabeth of Russia on Horseback, Attended by a Page
Attributed to Georg Christoph Grooth

After 1743–49 / Oil on canvas / 31 3/8”x24 1/2” / The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC

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Previous January 25 posts:

Winter~ January 25

January 25 (music)~

Artist Birthday Quiz for 1/25~

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