Portrait of Pavel Tretyakov, Founder of the Tretyakov Gallery.
1883. Oil on canvas. The Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia. More.
Tretyakov, Pavel Mikhailovich
(1832-1898) – prominent Russian businessmen, millionaire, philanthropist. His charity activities supported many Russian artists. He collected Russian Art and his collection, which he gave to Moscow in 1892, became the basis of the Tretyakov Gallery, one of the biggest museums of Russian painting. See: Ivan Kramskoy. Portrait of Pavel Tretyakov, the Art Collector, Founder of the Gallery.