Here was the famous Prince Galitzin
, the old German Robostiski, and several other persons of note, and some ladies.
Pierre Dobel, one of the French traders in Manila who served unofficially as the Russian consul, published in 1838 a small book titled 'Seven Years in China: New Observations About this Empire, the Indo-Chinese Archipelago, the Philippines and the Sandwich Islands.' It was translated from the original Russian into French by Prince Emmanuel Galitzin
Peterburg I became acquainted with the Secretary to the French Embassy, whose name I have forgotten, who informed me that he was entrusted with the sale of the collection of the Princess Galitzin
, a relative of his by marriage.
Of Beethoven's last quartets, Prince Galitzin
, a wealthy amateur and patron of music, wrote to Beethoven, "Your genius is centuries in advance, and at the present time there is scarcely a hearer who would be sufficiently enlightened to enjoy the full beauty of this music, but posterity will pay homage to you and bless your memory more than contemporaries are able to do."
The Mond Crucifixion (London National Gallery, also c.1503) is largely derived from Perugino's Galitzin
Triptych of 1488.
of Russia commissioned the composer to write three quartets in 1822.
Geoff Wragg, who saddles Asian Heights, won this race with Pentire in 1995, while Clive Brittain, trainer of Herodotus, has won it twice, with Hailsham in 1991 and Galitzin
Chua is the author of as penetrating a study of Beethoven's music as one is likely to find (The "Galitzin
" Quartets of Beethoven: Opp.
Varvana Nikolevna Galitzin
was born in St Petersburg in 1766, married Count Golovin and became a prominent figure in the city's social circles, but was forced by gossip about her private life to move to Moscow.
"It will be the dance of the elephants," says Leon Galitzin
, president of G-5 Global Connect, a retail consultancy based in Baltimore, Md.
which you could have soon'.(18) In November 1822 came the commission from Prince Nikolay Galitzin
, followed by frequent letters concerning the arrival of the first quartet.