Portrait of the Actor V. A. Karatyghin.
1842. Oil on canvas. The Theater Museum of A. A. Bakhrushin, Moscow, Russia. Read Note.
Vasily Karatyghin (1802-1853) - famous Russian tragic actor. He was renowned for his parts in classical plays and in Shakespeare repertoire. The competition between Karatyghin and other great tragic actor Pavel Mochalov was well known and widely publicized in Russian society