Portrait of Dmitry Mendeleev.
1885. Watercolour on paper. The Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia. More.
Mendeleev, Dmitry Ivanovich
(1834-1907) Russian chemist, born in Tobolsk. Professor of chemistry at St. Petersburg from 1866; he discovered and formulated the basic law of chemistry - the periodic law; by which he predicted the existence of several elements which were subsequently discovered. Element No 101 is named mendelevium after him. See: Ivan Kramskoy. Portrait of Dmitry Mendeleyev. Ilya Repin. Portrait of Dmitry Mendeleev.