Portrait of the Historian Mikhail Pogodin.
1872. Oil on canvas, 115 x 88.8 cm. The Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia. More.
Pogodin, Mikhail Petrovich
(1800-1875), historian, author, academician of the St. Petersburg Academy of Science (1841). He published the magazines “Moscow Vestnic
” and “Moscovityanin
”. In historical science shared the theory of the Norman origin of the Russian State. In his philosophical views was close to Slavophils; propaganded the idea of the Slavs’ unity. Wrote works on the history of Old Russia, Old Russian literature. Author of genre novels and historical plays