Galaktionov Stepan Filippovich( landscape painter, engraver and lithographer)
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Biography Galaktionov Stepan Filippovich
(1779 - 1854). He studied at the Academy of Fine Arts, painting with M. Ivanova, engraving by Klaubera. In his landscapes Galaktionov - a close observer of nature, possessed a fine eye, let nothing characteristic. Galaktionov - an excellent and productive engraver, reproduce, mostly views of St. Petersburg and its environs, lively characteristic shapes. Best engraving Galaktionova: "Christ with his disciples on the road to Emmaus" with Claude Lorrain, "Shipwreck, or the death of Virginia" with M. Vernet, "Swamp" with Ryuysdalya (the latter finished engraving apprentice Academy P. Konstantinov). "Landscape" with Claude Lorrain and "Storm" with Verne, . Vignettes from the portraits of Galaktionova "Lunch at the housewarming party at Smirdin and Smirdinskaya bookshop" (included in smirdinskom almanac "Housewarming", . Petersburg., . 1833 - 34), . his own portrait in the painting "The judges of the elections",
. The museum has pictures of Alexander III Galaktionova: "Kind of Peterhof Lapidary Works," "The Cow", "Winter Canal in St. Petersburg and a few drawings in pencil.