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1860—Isaak Levitan, painter, is born
He is considered to be the greatest Itinerant (member of the Peredvizhniky ("Wanderers") society). The classical Russian landscape art painter advanced the genre of the mood landscape. In 1880 his painting Osenniy den. Sokolniki (Autumn day. Sokolniki) was bought by famous philanthropist and art collector Pavel Tretyakov. Among his most famous paintings are Zolotaya osen (Golden autumn), Beryozovaya roscha (The Birch Grove), Mart (March), Vecherniy Zvon (The Evening Bells) and so on.

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