1912. Oil on canvas. The Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia. Read Note.
Korolenko, Vladimir Galaktionovich (1853-1921) Russian novelist, born in Zhitomir. In 1879 was arrested for revolutionary activities, 1881-84 spent in exile in Siberia. On his return, he published Makar’s Dream, made his name through stories and articles. In 1917, criticized the bolsheviks’ regime of terror