Olga's Gallery

Ivan Kramskoy

Portrait of Piotr Valuyev.

Early 1880s. Oil on canvas. The Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia. Read Note.

Ivan Kramskoy. Portrait of Piotr Valuyev.

Valuyev, Piotr Alexandrovich (1815-1890), statesman, Count (1880). In 1861-1868 he was the minister for internal affairs of Russia. In 1872-79 minister for state property and taxes, in 1879-81 Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers. He published memoirs that he titled simply Diary