1781, Toropets (Pskov Province) ‒ 1824, St Petersburg

Blessing a Militiaman in 1812


  • oil on canvas. 78 х 65
  • Ж-3334

  • Пост. в 1897 из музея Императорского фарфорового завода (Санкт-Петербург)

The war with Napoleon’s army gave rise to many works dedicated to various events and episodes, including this painting by Ivan Luchaninov, done for a programme given to pupils of the Academy of Arts. For this painting, he received a medal and the title of Academician.

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