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Vasily Vereshchagin (1835-1909)

Vasily Vereshchagin was born in Perm in the family with good artistic traditions. Therefore, his inclinations, like his older brother, Peter Petrovich , decided quite early.

 After receiving an excellent education (he studied at the Academy of Arts from 1857 to 1861) and honed his skills in the pensioner's trip to Paris and Rome (1863-1869), VP Vereshchagin after returning to Russia becoming a teacher of the historical class of the Academy of Fine Arts. In this case, a lot of work and at his own paintings that are different, like the majority of Academy graduates, high performance skills, reconciling the construction of paintings and excellent picture.

These are the artist's paintings of biblical scenes (such as "Night at Calvary", 1860), and these are pictures painted on motives of Russian epics ("Ilya Muromets at a banquet at Prince Vladimir", 1872) and the history of the Russian Land ("The Siege of the Trinity-Sergeeva laurels in 1608, "1891)," The vision of Dmitry Donskoy in the Kulikovo field ", 1896).

Like most artists of the classical direction, VP Vereshchagin a lot of work on the formulation built churches, cathedrals (sketches for the mosaics of St. Isaac's Cathedral in St. Petersburg, the icons for the main iconostasis of the Cathedral of Christ the Savior in Moscow and the Assumption Cathedral of the Kiev-Pechersk Lavra).

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