Grave of Nikolai Gogol (1809-1852) in Spring

Grave of Nikolai Gogol (1809-1852) in Spring
«Grave of Nikolai Gogol (1809-1852) in Spring»

Writer. He was reburied from the St. Daniel Monastery in 1931; The author of the fence and sarcophagus transferred from the Danilov Monastery N. Andreev, the author of the bust installed later, N. V. Tomsky (in December 2009, the grave was given an approximate “original appearance”, and the bust was temporarily transferred to the branch of the Historical Museum).

Location: 2 section 12 row

Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol was a Russian dramatist of Ukrainian origin. His novel “Dead souls” and short stories are considered the foundation of the great tradition of Russian critical realism and Russian satire. Among other notable works are comedies “The Inspector-General”, “Marriage”. Ten days before his death Gogol burned the second volume of his “Dead souls”. He hoped to close the gap between his spiritual and creative inspirations.

Photo #784 taken on May 16, 2013

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