Pictures of Leo Tolstoy - Drawings and paintings of Leo Tolstoy

Leo Tolstoy (1828-1910) was a Russian writer -- his full name was Count Lev Nikolaevich Tolstoi. Next to Dostoievsky, he is regarded as the greatest novelist of the 19th century. His masterpieces War and Peace and Anna Karenina are still one of the top selling literary books.

The first picture is a photograph of Leo Tolstoy at work, writing. This was taken during the last years of his life.

The second picture shows Tolstoy in 1900 at his estate Yasnaya Poliana with the writer Maxim Gorky.

The third picture is a photo of Tolstoy as a young army officer during the Crimean War. These were the years he was later ashamed of himself, as he wrote later in his life.

The fourth picture shows Tolstoy in 1903 with his daughter Tatiana Lvovna. He had a total of 13 children.

Leo Tolstoy writing
Picture 1: Leo Tolstoy writing

Leo Tolstoy with Maxim Gorky
Picture 2: Leo Tolstoy with Maxim Gorky

the young Leo Tolstoy
Picture 3: The young Tolstoy as an officer

Leo Tolstoy with daughter
Picture 4: Leo Tolstoy with daughter Tatiana

Further readings on Leo Tolstoy:
Leo Tolstoy on Wikipedia
Leo Tolstoy (Britannica)
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