Portrait of Ivan Lazhechnikov.
1834. Oil on canvas. Pushkin Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia. More. [Order a Print]
Ivan Ivanovich Lazhechnikov
(1792-1869), writer, author of historical novels; participated in Moscow militia and foreign campaign of the Russian army against Napoleon
in 1812-1814. Later he devoted himself to public education and organizing schools and colleges for all layers of the nation