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Petr Petrovich Vereshchagin (1834-1886)

Petr Vereshchagin was, like his brother Basil , initial art education in the family and also to continue it in the Academy of Arts in St. Petersburg (1858-1865). However, his artistic interests of the brothers differed significantly. Petr Petrovich Vereshchagin is best known for his landscapes.

After graduation he taught and created a lot of landscapes. His views of cities or their specific locations ("View of Reval from Kadriorg", 1864, "View Dinaburga", 1867, "Market in Nizhny Novgorod," 1867 "View of the Kremlin", 1868) and brought him recognition, expressed in conferring titles artist of the second, and then the first degree, academic landscape painting (1873), and known among art lovers.

After retiring from teaching artist works a lot of traveling and a lot of writes, views of the Caucasus (Sukhum-Kale), Crimea ("View of Sevastopol from the Malakhov Hill"), the Urals ("River Chusovaia. Stone" Red ""), North-West Russia ( "Pskov", "View of the embankment of the Neva River at the Academy of Arts in St. Petersburg summer night").

During the Russian-Turkish war of 1877-1878 is in the army and wrote a series of paintings, without, however, his inclinations, - mostly landscapes associated with the image of the Danube.

In landscape painting, the artists of the academic direction sought above all to create an ideal and therefore the beautiful images of nature and the city, although the accuracy of the transfer was portrayed to them the last value. It was such an artist and PP Vereshchagin.

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