Benner, Jean Henri
COLLECTION DE VINGT-QUATRE PORTRAITS DE LA FAMILLE IMPÉRIALE.
ST PETERSBURG: M. SAINT-FLORENT
MOSCOW: M. ROSENSTRAUCH, 
folio (384 x 270mm.), parallel title in Russian and French, 24 engraved plates
The collection starts with the first Romanov ruler, Mikhail, and ends with Grand Duchess Anna Pavlovna. Benner spent the years 1817-1825 in St Petersburg and painted these watercolour miniatures in around 1817; a set of twelve Benner miniatures of the Romanovs sold at Sotheby's in 2007 for over £200,000.
Copies of the book are known with the lists of subscribers, not present in this copy.