In Oil and Silver

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Alexei Nikolaevich (1904-1918), Russian crown prince. Photo by C. E. de Hahn et Co., purveyor to the royal court. Tsarskoe Selo near St. Petersburg, 1909. E. P. Samokish-Sudkovskaya. Crown prince Alexei. 1909.

Andreev-Burlak (Андреев-Бурлак)

Vasily N. ANDREEV-BURLAK, Russian actor (1843-1888) as Poprischin in a play by N. Gogol The Diary of a Madman. Photo by C. Chapiro, St. Petersburg, 1883. Portrait by I.E. Repin, 1883.

N. P. Barsukov (Н. П. Барсуков) 003s

Nikolai P. BARSUKOV, Russian historian and publisher (1838–1906). Photo by Levitsky and Son, St. Petersburg, 1888. Portrait by N.P. Bogdanov-Belsky, 1902. Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia.

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Mattia BATTISTINI and Angelo MASINI as Onegin and Lensky in Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin. Photo by A. Lorens, St. Petersburg, 1890s. Portrat of Masini by V. Serov, 1890. Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia.

Альберт Бенуа

Albert BENOIS(1852 - 1936), artist, architect, and professor of the Russian Academy of Arts, St. Petersburg. Photo by P. Zhukov, St. Petersburg, Russia, 1907. Portrait by N. D. Kuznetsov, 1897. Dnepropetrovsk Museum of Arts, Ukraine.

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Sarah BERNHARDT, French actress (1844–1923). Photo by Nadar, Paris, 1878. Portrait by Louise Abbema, 1875. Fine Art Museums, San Francisco, U.S.

Pavel Blaramberg (П.И. Бларамберг)

Pavel I. BLARAMBERG, Russian composer and professor of music (1841—1907). Photo by M.I. Konarsky, Moscow, 1884. Portrait by I.E. Repin, 1884. Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia.

Eleonora Duse (Элеонора Дузе) 009

Eleonora DUSE, Italian actress (1858-1924). Photo by Ch. Bergamasco, St. Petersburg, 1891. Portrait by I. Repin, 1891. Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia.

Maria Ermolova (Мария Ермолова) 010

Maria ERMOLOVA, Russian actress (1853-1928), as Yanetta in La Robe Rouge by Eugène Brieux. Photo by C. Fischer, Moscow, 1910s. Portrait by V. Serov, 1905. Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia.

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Glikeria FEDOROVA (1846—1925), actress of the Russian Imperial Theaters. Photo by M. Konarsky, 1887. Portrait by V. Serov, 1905. Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia.

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Nikolai FIGNER (1857-1918), Russian opera singer. Photo by G. V. Trunov, Moscow, Russia, ca. 1889-1890. Portrait by K. Makovsky, 1889. St. Petersburg State Museum of Theater and Music, Russia.

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Pierre Jules Théophile GAUTIER, French poet (1811–1872). Photo by Pierson & Braun Fils (E. Ziegler), Paris, early 1860s. Portrait by Léon Riesener, 1850. Maison de Balzac, Paris

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Iosif V. GURKO, cavalry general (1828-1901). Photo by A. Fruchtermann, copy by Scheindel & Vassiliev, Constantinople, 1878. Portrait by unknown artist. Tver Regional Picture Gallery, Russia

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Dmitry KARDOVSKY, professor of the Russian Academy of Arts (1866-1943). Portrait by I. Repin, 1896-97, Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia. Portrait by B. Kustodiev, 1921, Isaak Brodsky Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia.

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Konstantin KAVELIN, Russian historian, lawyer, and philosopher (1818-1885). Photo by C. Chapiro, St. Petersburg, ca. 1880. Portrait by N. Yaroshenko.

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Nikolai KOREVO, Russian state secretary and senator (1860-1935). Photo by A. Pasetti, St. Petersburg, 1901. Sketch by B. Kustodiev for painting by I. Repin Ceremonial Meeting of the State Council, 1903. Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia.

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Bogomir KORSOV, Russian opera singer (1845-1920) as Tomsky in Tchaikovsky’s The Queen of Spades. Photo by C. Fischer, Moscow, Russia, 1890s. Portrait by A. Kharlamov, 1908. Glinka Museum of Musical Culture. Photo by Ch. Bergamasco, St. Petersburg, 1870s.

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Félia LITVINNE, French-Russian dramatic soprano (1863–1936). Photo by G. Trunov, Moscow, 1890. Portraits by A. Kharlamov. Musée de Beaux Arts, Nice, France (left) and Musée de l'Opera de la Ville de Paris, France (right)

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Peter MAKUSHIN, Russian publisher and philanthropist (1844-1926). Photo by N. Chesnokov, St. Petersburg, 1898. Portrait by P. Makushin, 1909. Tomsk Regional Museum of Fine Arts. Photo by V. Korkin, Omsk, Russia, March 1916

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Vladimir von MEСK, art collector and amateur artist (1877-1932) with wife Varvara. Photo by C. Fischer, Moscow, 1912. Portrait by V. Serov, 1901. Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia.

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Ivan MELNIKOV (1832-1906), opera singer of Mariinsky Theater, St. Petersburg, Russia, as Demon in A. Rubinstein’s opera Demon. Photo by Alfred Lorens, St. Petersburg, 1870s. Portrait by V. Makovsky, 1902. Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia. Photo by Ch. Bergamasco, St. Petersburg, Russia, 1870s.

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Maria MOROZOVA (1830-1911), entrepreneur and philanthropist. Photo by A. Steiker, Moscow, 1900s. Copy of a 1850s portrait. Portrait by V. Serov, 1897. Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia.

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Maria NEIDGARDT (1831-1904), great-granddaughter of Russian generalissimo Alexander Suvorov, prominent philanthropist and public figure, Russia. Photo by I. Diagovchenko, Moscow, 1880. Portrait by K. Reikhel, 1850s. Ramenskoe History and Art Museum, Russia.

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Mikhail NESTEROV (1862-1942), Russian artist. Photo by N. Borisov, Moscow, 1885. Portrait by N. Kuznetsov, 1897.

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Count Victor PANIN (1801-1874), Russian minister of justice. Photo by G. Denier, St. Petersburg, early 1860s. Portrait by E. Botman, 1891. The Hermitage, St. Petersburg, Russia.

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Adelina Patti (1843-1919), Italian soprano. Photo by Ch. Bergamasco, St. Petersburg, Russia. 1870s. Portrait by Franz Xaver Winterhalter, 1863. Harewood House, Leeds, England

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Maria PETIPA (1857-1930) as the Spirit of Mlada in Mlada by L. Mincus. Photo by Ch. Bergamasco, St. Petersburg, 1879. Portrait by K. Makovsky, ca. 1900. St. Petersburg State Museum of Theater and Music, Russia.

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Emilia-Jeannette REMER, supervisor at the Elizabeth Institute for Noble Maidens, Moscow, Russia. Photo by Sherer, Nabgoltz & Co., 1888. Watercolor portrait by unknown artist, first half of the 19th cent. Museum of V. Tropinin and his Moscow Contemporaries, Russia.

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Ilya REPIN, Russian artist (1844-1930), in his estate Penates in the suburbs of St. Petersburg, Russia. Photo by K.K. Bulla, 1913. Portrait by I.I. Brodsky, 1912. Isaak Brodsky Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia.

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Vasily ROSANOV (1856 —1919), Russian philosopher, literary critic, and educator. Photo by Leon & Co., St. Petersburg, Rusia, 1905-1906. Portrait by I. K. Parkhomenko, 1909. Vladimir Dahl Russian State Literary Museum, Moscow, Russia.

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Nikolai RUBINSTEIN (1835-1881), founder and director of the Moscow Conservatory, Russia. Photo by A.F. Eihenwald, 1870s. Portrait by S. I. Gribkov, 1870s. Glinka Museum of Musical Culture, Moscow, Russia.

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Anton RUBINSTEIN (1829 - 1894), founder of St. Petersburg Conservatory, teacher of composer Pyotr Tchaikovsky. Photo by C. Chapiro, ca. 1870. Portrait by V. G. Perov, 1870. Glinka Museum of Musical Culture, Moscow, Russia.

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Maria SAVINA, Russian actress (1854-1915), as boyar’s wife. Photo by C. Chapiro, St. Petersburg, Russia, early 1880s. Portrait by K. Makovsky. St. Petersburg State Museum of Theater and Music, Russia.

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Mikhail SALTYKOV-SHCHEDRIN (1826-1889), Russian writer and deputy governor. Photo by C. Chapiro, St. Petersburg, Russia, 1879. Portrait by I. N. Kramskoy, 1879. Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia.

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Yuri SAMARIN (1819-1876), Russian politician. Photo by M. B. Tulinov, Moscow, Russia, 1866-67. Portrait by I. N. Kramskoy (based on Tulinov’s photograph), 1870s. Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia.

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Aleksandr A. Ščerbatov (1829-1902), public figure, head of Moscow administration, Russia. Photo by unknown, 1866. Portrait by N. Kramskoy, 1880. Belarus National Museum of Arts.

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Marcella SEMBRICH, Polish soprano (1858-1935). Photo by Ch. Bergamasco, 1882. Portrait by Franz Seraph Lenbach, 1891. The Hermitage, St. Petersburg, Russia.

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Ivan SECHENOV (1829-1905), Russian biologist and physician. Photo by Fr. Opitz, Moscow, Russia, 1890s. Portrait by I. Repin, 1889. Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia.

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Vladimir SPASOVICH (Wlodzimierz Spasowicz, 1829-1906), criminal lawyer and professor of St. Petersburg University, Russia. Photo by S. Levitsky, St. Petersburg, Russia, 1866-77. Portrait by I. Repin, 1891, Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia.

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Alexander V. VERZHBILOVICH, Russian cello player, professor of St. Petersburg Conservatory (1849–1911). Photo by E. Mrozovskaya, St. Petersburg. Late 1890s – early 1900s. Portrait by I. E. Repin, 1895. Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia.

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Alexandra YABLOCHKINA (1866—1964), Russian actress and teacher. Photo by R. de Brodowsky, Moscow, Russia, 1901. Portrait by P. I. Kelin, 1939. Rostov Regional Art Museum, Russia.

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