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Nikolay Gay


Portrait of the Author Alexander Herzen.

1867. Oil on canvas. The Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia. Read Note.

Nikolay Gay. Portrait of the Author Alexander Herzen.

Herzen Alexander Ivanovich (1812-1870) revolutionary, writer, philosopher. In 1834, he was arrested and spent 6 years in exile. Since 1847, was in immigration in Europe, where he wrote and published his works on the theory of revolution, philosophy and fiction