1880s and 1890s
Tolstoy Visiting an Exhibition by the "Itinerants" (Peredvizhniki), a contemporary school of Russian painters
L. Pasternak, 1893
1890s – Worked on his book What is Art?, in which he elaborated his aesthetics. Of his own works, he praised only the stories "The Prisoner of the Caucasus" ("Kavkazskii plennik") and "God Sees the Truth, but Waits" ("Bog pravdu vidit, da ne skoro skazhet") (both 1872).