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Orest Adamovich Kiprenskii (1778-1836)  Portrait of Peter Aleckseievich Olenin  Paper on cardboard, Italian pencil, pastel, 1813  51õ39 cm  The Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow, Russia
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Title: Peter Olenin
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Orest Adamovich Kiprenskii (1778-1836)
Portrait of Peter Aleckseievich Olenin
Paper on cardboard, Italian pencil, pastel, 1813
51õ39 cm
The Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow, Russia



Olenin Peter Aleckseievich(pseudonym - Volgar Peter Volnaya) 

22.III. 1864, pp. Istomin Kasimovskij district, (now do not exist) - 13.IV. 1926 

Writer. There is a family of noble intellectuals which gave Russia in XIX - early XX centuries, a number of science and culture: artists, composers, musicians, artists, writers. «Man enchanting biography», on the characteristics of K. Paustovski, P.A. Olenin talent manifested itself in different spheres of public and performance management. Float on the Volga river vessels in different positions - the engine to the captain, worked in the Caspian fisheries, was a researcher of river shipping lanes in Russia, actor, tragedian, inventor, artist, traveler. In late 1880-s, he tries to organize the publication of cheap magazine for the people. This idea was met with approval Lev Tolstoy, for whom P.A. Olenin appealed for assistance. 

In the literature served as a poet, author of novels, short stories, novels, drama to try their hand at different genres - he wrote dramas, historical chronicles, opera libretto. Creativity P.A. Olenindistinguishes humanistic orientation.

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