Nikolai Yaroshenko was a Ukranian painter who lived from 1846-1898. He was one of the leading painters of Russian Realism. I can't quite figure out why I like the portrait of Vladimir Solovyov (who was a Russian philosopher). Maybe it's the whiskers.
|Portrait of Vladimir Solovyov, 1892|
|The Student, 1881|
|Eruption of Volcano, 1898|