Yemelyan Pugachyov

1981

Ref. # 170-002

pastel on paper
58x44 cm

1981

pastel on paper
58x44 cm

Yemelyan Ivanovich Pugachev (Russian: Емелья́н Ива́нович Пугачёв) (c. 1742 – 21 January [O.S. January 10] 1775) was a pretender to the Russian throne who led a great Cossack insurrection during the reign of Catherine II. Alexander Pushkin wrote a notable history of the rebellion, The History of Pugachev, and he recounted some of the events in his novel The Captain's Daughter (1836)

Ref. # 170-002

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