Olga's Gallery

Ivan Kramskoy


Portrait of the Poet Yakov Polonsky.

1875. Oil on canvas. The Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia. Read Note.

Ivan Kramskoy. Portrait of the Poet Yakov Polonsky.

Polonsky, Yakov (1819-1898) Russian lyrical poet, author of the novels and stories, fellow member of the St. Petersburg Academy of science (1886). Many of his lyrical poems became popular songs