On the 170 anniversary of Vasily Vereschagin's birth

Apotheosis of the war, 1871 // He also wrote literary works: autobiographical prose, memoirs, travel essays, and articles about art, and used the press as a medium of expression. His articles calling for the cessation of war acquired special resonance. Vereshchagin's authority as a "fighter against war" was such that he was a candidate for the first ever Nobel Peace Prize, awarded in 1901.

Apotheosis of the war, 1871 // He also wrote literary works: autobiographical prose, memoirs, travel essays, and articles about art, and used the press as a medium of expression. His articles calling for the cessation of war acquired special resonance. Vereshchagin's authority as a "fighter against war" was such that he was a candidate for the first ever Nobel Peace Prize, awarded in 1901.

Vasily Vereschagin

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