Villevalde Bogdan Pavlovich( Professor of battle painting)
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Biography Villevalde Bogdan Pavlovich
He was born in Pavlovsk in 1818, Mr.. Initially, he studied painting with a foreign artist Yungshtedta, and entered the academy in 1838, where he studied under the guidance of Kn. Briullov and AN. Sauerweid. Has all the academic medals. In 1842, he was sent abroad pensioner academy, but in 1844 he was summoned to Russia by imperial order, to complete the work, the highest ordered Sauerweid, who died before the completion of their. In 1848, Mr.. became a professor for the program: "Battle of Gisgyubele" and "Battle of Paris", since he was a professor at the Academy of Arts. Villevalde finally devoted himself to military genre. He made the rounds and collected on-site material for his paintings in the Hungarian campaign of 1849, on the Danube in 1854, at Sevastopol in 1855, in the Caucasus in 1860, in Asia Minor and on the Danube in the latest Russian-Turkish War. He died in Dresden 11 (23) April 1903. Most of his genre paintings taken from his 1812 campaign, all of them, mostly written by eyewitnesses or by the surviving documents. Most of these works are in galleries and palaces of the imperial family persons. The names of several of his paintings: "Battle of Bystrica, . 1849 ", . "Battle of Kars", . "The attack near Warsaw", . "Hunters Sherivanskogo Regiment on Gunib", . "Battle of armor, . "Battle of Olszynka Grochowska", . "Battle of Gravelote, . in 1870 ", . "Battle of Bronnitsy", . Bashkiriya in France in 1814 ", . "Alexander I in Dresden on the terrace Bruhl", . "The feat Cavalry Regiment at the Battle of Austerlitz", . "The Cossacks of Bautzen in 1813", . "Graf Blucher and the Cossacks after the Battle of Bautzen in 1813", . "Sad news (1813)", . "Life Hussars and savoyyary (1813)", . The Cossacks of the Rhine (1814) ", . "Cossacks everywhere at home (1815)", . "Do not be afraid, . We Cossacks,
. Saxony, . 1813 ", . "Delivery of Shamil", . "The Emperor Alexander I in the camp of the Bashkir troops to Belvilskih Heights, . in Paris in 1814 ", . "Triumphal entry of Emperor Alexander II in Moscow for the coronation in 1856", . "On the bank of the Danube in 1877", . "Passing lancer in Bulgaria",
. The variety of songs, often dramatic nature scenes, sometimes humorous tone, historical fidelity, typical figures - that the dignity of paintings Villevalde. One can say that Russian batalichesky Villevalde created a genre and a Russian battle-painting. Under his leadership, formed almost all the best Russian battle scenes. V. Chuiko.