Eugene E. Lansere is a Russian painter from a distinguished family. He had major contribution to Russian graphic arts with the limning technique towards the end of Czarizm Period. Subjects which belongs to different cultures has treated empirically in an illustrative and ethnographic approach. Especially his illustrations for the story of “Hacı Murat” written by Tolstoy gained great appreciation. During the years of establishment of Turkish Republic, he arrived to Ankara (capital city of Turkey) in 1992 and performed numerous of paintings and illustrations. He published his observations and drawings as a book. Lansere's paintings and illustrations were analyzed in terms of ethnohistoric and ethnographic features and examined in this article.
Keywords: E.E. Lansere, Etnohistory, Ethnographic Reality, L.N. Tolstoy, Hadji Murat, The summer in the Angora