Wife of the poet. Friends and relatives of Pushkin admired the young Natalia Nikolaevna. Found her in a “highly charming, beautiful, elegant and intelligent.” His poet expressed his feelings for his wife mostly in letters. In September, 1833 in Nizhny Novgorod and Orenburg, he wrote to her: “… I still love Natasha Goncharova, which in absentia whole wherever horrible. Addio mia bella is, idol mio, mio bel tesoro quando mai ti rivedro…. I The yearning without you, if it was not embarrassing, would come back straight to you, without writing a line, but you can not, my angel. I took hold of the ridge, do not say that I’m not dumb. “
Watercolor by AP Briullov is the only known portrait of Natalia Nikolaevna, created during the life of Pushkin. On December 8, 1831, the poet wrote to her from Moscow: “Does Bryullov write your portrait?”. Undoubtedly Pushkin wrote to his wife on July 30, 1834 from St. Petersburg in Polotnyany Plant: “I kiss your portrait, which seems to be to blame.” Look. ” The portrait was kept in Pushkin’s family, and from 1844 Pushkin-Lansky. After the death of Natalia Nikolaevna, he was with her children. In 1927 the grandson of NN Pushkina-Lanskaya, PI Arapov, gave a portrait to Pushkin House, from where he entered the All-Union Museum of AS Pushkin.