Olga's Gallery

Mikhail Nesterov


Philosophers (Portrait of Pavel Florenskiy and Sergey Bulgakov).

1917. Oil on canvas. The Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia. Read Note.

Mikhail Nesterov. Philosophers (Portrait of Pavel Florenskiy and Sergey Bulgakov).

Bulgakov, Sergei Nikolayevich (1871-1944) economist, philosopher, theologian, since 1918, a clergyman. In 1923 he immigrated from Russia, since 1925 – professor and dean of the Russian Theologian Institute in Paris; he was one of the leaders of the Russian Students Christian Movement.
Florensky, Pavel Alexandrovich (1882-1943) theologian, philosopher, mathematician, physicist, engineer, author of many theoretical works in the subjects. In 1933, was arrested by communists and then shot