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Anton Chekhov / Osip Emmanuilovich Braz / Painting, 1898
Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich,
1860 – 1904,
Russian writer.


Painting, 1898, by Osip Emmanuilovich Braz (1872–1956).

Moscow, Tretjakov Gallery.
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Portrait of Varvara Ikskul von Hildenbandt
Inconsolable Grief
Portrait of M. P. Mussorgsky
The Unknown One
Portrait of F. M. Dostoyevsky
Fusilier Saying Good-bye to the People
Portrait of  D. F. Bogoslovsky
Portrait of An Unknown Lady
Portrait of the Composer P. Tchaikovsky
Portrait of Leo Tolstoy
Portrait of J.E. Kustodieva with her Daughter Irina
Portrait of Leo Tolstoy
Girl in Sunlight
Portrait of The Author Anton Chekhov
Portrait of Ivan Turgenev
Portrait of P. Tretyakov
Tsarevna Sophia
Self-portrait / Surikov
Portrait of Fedor Vasilyev
Girl with Her Hair Unbraided
Portrait of Mikhail Glinka
Portrait of the Playwright Alexander Ostrovsky
Feodosia Morozova
Portrait of Angelo Mazini
Portrait of the Writer D. Grigorovich
The Archdeacon
Mika Morozov
Portrait of the Actress Pelagey Strepetova
Portrait of the Writer Vladimir Dal
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Russia and the Arts
On 17th March a new exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery will showcase Russian art between 1867 and 1914. Loans from the State Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow will include works by Ilya Repin and W. G. Perov, and portraits of the likes of Chekhov and Dostoyevsky.

We have compiled a selection of images from our archive to take you back to a Russia of great artistic innovation and output and see the faces behind literary and musical masterpieces of the late 19th century.