DMITRIEV Leo Evgrafovich( engraver on copper)
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Biography DMITRIEV Leo Evgrafovich
Engraver on copper, joined his family, to distinguish it from other artists Dmitriev, nickname: Caucasian. Born in 1849, received a general education in school and Stavropol in 1869. Students enrolled in the Imperial Academy of Fine Arts in the category of engraving, which was his mentor FI. Jordan. For successful training in his specialty, he has received from the Academy two silver medals. Further it works on the engraving, as well as drawings made from nature pen, brought him in 1878. title of the artist 1-st degree, and in 1882, Mr.. - The title of academician. Regardless of these works, . Dmitriev edited, . in 1883 - 1884 gg., . illustrated magazine "Swallow", . in which the images were placed mainly with drawings by Russian artists, . then, . three years, . charge of the artistic part of the magazine "World Illustration,
. Has made repeated trips to the artistic purpose, the Caucasus, and the summer of 1887, Mr.. made a trip to the Trans-Caspian region and Central Asia. Works mainly etching method (see. Engraving) and dry needle. The number of engravings, executed them at the present time, extends to 65 (see list of. in the publication of Bulgakov's "Our artists", I, 131). This is - for the most part a popular types of Caucasus and Transcaucasia, engraved with the artist's own paintings, or portraits of various individuals (Grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna, General M. Skobelev, Count Bezborodko, A. Pushkin, archpriest AND. Vasilyeva, Archimandrite Ignatius Brianchaninov, painter T. Gorshelta, singer Kamenska, M.L. Dillon and others), and, finally, play the paintings and drawings by other artists ( "Boatmen" And with. Repin, "Princess Tarakanova with K. Flavitsky several Caucasian scenes with Gorshelta, and "The Last Gun", with A. Wirtz). A. P-in.