Olga's Gallery

Vasily Tropinin


Portrait of N. N. Rayevsky Jr.

1842. Oil on canvas. The Pushkin Museum, Moscow, Russia. Read Note.

Vasily Tropinin. Portrait of N. N. Rayevsky Jr.

Unknown Artist. Portrait of N. N. Rayevsky Jr. 1821. Oil on canvas. The Pushkin Museum, Moscow, Russia.

Nicholas Rayevsky Jr. (1801-1843) - Russian soldier, younger son of the famous Russian General Nicholas Rayevsky Sr. As a 9-year old boy he and his elder brother Alexander took part in the Battle of Smolensk, where his father held Napoleon's army for 12 hours to give time to 2 parts of Russian army to unite. Later N. R. Jr. was in military service in 1813-1841 and resigned in the rank of Lieutenant-General. He was a friend of Alexander Pushkin. See his other portrait as a young military officer