KIVSHENKO Aleksei Danilovich( Painter household, hunting scenes and batalicheskih)
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Biography KIVSHENKO Aleksei Danilovich
Entered the Imperial Academy of Fine Arts in 1867, Mr.. When she was in it deserved some silver medals, in 1876, Mr.. received a gold medal for the painting: "Samson et Dalila, and the next and then graduated from the course with a large gold medal for the" Marriage at Cana ". But since this picture was not quite finished, the artist was invited to acquire the right to travel to foreign lands at government expense, write a different picture on the theme of his own choice. Consequently, . in 1879, . it was a "military council in the village of Fili" - the most successful product Kivshenko, . if not from the technical side of performance, . then to design, . composition and expressivity (located in the Museum of the Academy of Fine Arts; repetition - the Tretyakov Gallery, . Moscow),
. Went abroad in 1880, Kivshenko 4 years spent in Dusseldorf, Munich and Paris, and performed at this time a number of paintings of various themes, enhance its reputation. These works, especially the same picture: "kennels" (in the Academy of Fine Arts), brought him upon his return to St. Petersburg, an academician (in 1884). In the summer of 1884. he made a trip to the Transcaucasian region in order to gather material for his commissioned by Emperor Alexander III of paintings depicting some of the memorable episodes of the Turkish war of 1877 - 78 years. In 1891, Mr.. He was accompanied by an archaeological expedition H. Kondakova in Palestine and Syria, from which had brought a lot of sketches, reproducing nature and folk life of these countries. Many of these sketches were later published in politipazhah. In addition to painting in oils, . Kivshenko works fine watercolor brush and pencil, and his drawings, . depicting mostly scenes of village life and hunting life, . in a significant number appeared in various editions of illustrated,
. In 1894, Mr.. Kivshenko appointed, the new interim charter of the Academy of Arts, Professor, head of the studio batalicheskoy its top art college. Died in 1895. The main products Kivshenko, besides the above, we must admit: "The Congress at the fair, in Little Russia" (1882, belongs to Mr.. Liechtenstein, . in St. Petersburg), . Hunt the hare and hunting for the fox "(both in 1882; property of Grand Duke Vladimir Alexandrovich), . "Sturm Ardahan" (1886, in the Winter Palace), . "Sturm Gorgohotanskih Heights, . January 1, 1878 "(1887, . ibid), . "The defeat of the army of Mukhtar Pasha on Aladzhinskih Heights" (1888, . ibid), . "Zevinsky battle" (1889, . ibid.); "takes the wolf alive" (1889; in the Academy of Fine Arts) and "Sorting of feathers" (1891),
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