1885. Watercolour on paper. The Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia. Read Note.
Mendeleev, Dmitry Ivanovich (1834-1907) Russian chemist, born in Tobolsk. Professor of chemistry at St. Petersburg from 1866; he discovered and formulated the basic law of chemistry - the periodic law; by which he predicted the existence of several elements which were subsequently discovered. Element No 101 is named mendelevium after him.
See: Ivan Kramskoy. Portrait of Dmitry Mendeleyev.
Ilya Repin. Portrait of Dmitry Mendeleev.