Domogatskaya S. Nikolay Nikolajevich Ge. Person and Painter (1831–1894).
The article is devoted to the personal and creative life of N.N. Ge, to the perception of his work by Russian painters, and to its place in the history of Russian art. Religious ideals of Ge are revealed, as well as their connection with the ideas of Leo Tolstoy.
Ge, I. Repin, M. Vrubel, A. Benois, P.M. Tretyakov, L. Tolstoy, N.P. Ulyanov, the academic system, Bryullov’s school, illusionistic painting of Delaroche, Russian and European realistic paintings of the XIX century, the «dark» and «light» painting, Christianity, religious ideals, tolstovstvo