1883. Oil on canvas. State Museum of Literature, Moscow. More.
Maikov, Apollon Nikolayevich
(1821-1897) Russian lyrical poet, glorified the beauty of Russian nature. His political views, that of a Slavophile, were reflected in his poems Wanderer
(1878) and others. Wrote several poems in praise of Christianity: Three Deaths
(1857), Two Worlds
(1882) and others.See also: Vasily Perov. Portrait of the Poet Apollon Maikov.