Dobrokhotov Peter Egorovich( One of the most skilled Russian engravers on hard rocks)
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Biography Dobrokhotov Peter Egorovich
(1786 - 1831). Born in Tula, and even in his youth has successfully dealt with engraving. In 1811, the imperial order, was adopted by the Imperial Academy of Arts as a permanent student. In 1813, Mr.. received from her a small silver medal for drawing from nature, and in 1815, Mr.. academic rank of carved cameos on the program "Resting Hercules", and after that took place at the Academy instructor carving on strong jewels. In 1820, Mr.. was awarded the title of academician of the execution of the program on its own specialty: Mercure Paris gives the golden apple ". In 1831, Mr.. had begun to work on a topic given to him to obtain professor's degree: cut on Kushev (layered) sardonyx portraits of Emperor Nicholas I and his wife, but died the same year. Number of modeled and carved them works (portraits, stamps, medallions and others) extends to 400, they differ delicacy cutter and a beautiful pattern.