Karl Brulloff. Portrait of V. A. Kornilov on Board the Brig Themistocles. 1835. Watercolor on paper. The Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia. More.
Kornilov, Vladimir Alexeevich (1806-1854), naval officer, promoted to the rank of vice-admiral in 1852. He participated in the Russo-Turkish war of 1828-29. In 1849, he was appointed chief of staff, and in 1851, he became chief commander of the Black Sea Navy. During the Crimean War (1853-1856), he was one of the officers in charge of Sevastopol’s defense, where he was killed in action (1854).