Portrait of the Composer Alexander Serov.
1888-89. Oil on canvas. The Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia. Read Note.
Serov, Alexander Nikolayevich (1820-1871), composer, author of the operas Judith (1862), Rogneda (1865), and music critic, author of brilliant works on M. Glinka, R.Vagner, L. van Bethoven, and others; father of the artist. This portrait Valentin Serov drew from memory, photos and lithographs