Add to favorite
 

   

 Konstantin Makovsky


Born:   20 June 1839
Deceased:   17 September 1915

Artist

      

Konstantin Makovsky was born into the family of Egor Ivanovich Makovsky (1800-86), a well-known lover and connoisseur of arts, one of the founders of the Moscow School for Painting, Sculpture and Architecture.

At the age of 12 under the influence of his father Konstantin entered this school (1851-58), where he studied under M. Scotty, V. Tropinin and S. Zaryanko. In 1858-62 he studied in the Petersburg Academy of Arts. Konstantin Makovsky became the founder member of the Association of Association of Itinerants (famous realistic art school of the 19th century) till 1883.

The artist was strongly influenced by salon painting, and from the mid 1870s shifted to academism. He painted portraits, conversation pieces, colourful genre and historical scenes, as well as scenes from folk life.

In Russian painting of the second half of the 19th Konstantin Makovsky is the one who can be pointed at as a type of a compromise artist, a true and conclusive successor of Karl Bryullov’s academism.

Makovsky died in St. Petersburg in 1915 and was laid to rest at Nikolsky Cemetery of the Alexander Nevsky Lavra.


Tags: Konstantin Makovsky Russian Painters    








Comment on our site


RSS   twitter      submit



TAGS:
Russia  Jazz  nuclear power  Russian Cinema  Russian Internet  Sochi  St. Petersburg  Moscow  Moscow planetarium  Nature Reserves  Karachay-Cherkessia  Hermitage Museum  Russian economy  Russian FMCG market  A3 Gallery  Jews in Russia  Russian business  Ivan Sechenov  Russian tourism  pastila   Mosfilm  Sasha Chorny  Russian science  Zaryadye  Russian Traditions  Russian Orthodox Chruch  Mikhail Tanich  Gourmet Tours  Leonid Mikhelson  Opposition Coordination Council  Exhibitions in Moscow  NGO  Charity  water transport  Norway shootings   Festivals  Samara Region  Aeroexpress  Adygea  Syria  Karl Bryullov  Izhevsk  Russian scientists  invest  Georgian wine  Ecotourism  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Roscomnadzor  Paralympic  International Tchaikovsky Competition 


Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites