Litovchenko Alexander D.( Historic painter)
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Biography Litovchenko Alexander D.
(1835 - 1890). He studied at the Academy of Fine Arts, received a small gold medal for the program "Charon transports the souls of the dead over the Styx", while the competition for a gold medal executed program: "Olympic Games" (1860) and "Streletsky Rebellion" (1862), . but did not receive awards and refused to continue its competition, in 1863, . together with 12 other comrades, . emerged from the academy with the rank of the artist's 2 nd degree, . and became one of the founders of "Artel artists',
. In 1868, for the painting "Falconer" - a beautiful sketch male polufigury in Russian Costume XVII century - Academician. The best of the works Lytovchenko: paintings: "Ivan the Terrible shows his treasures to the British Ambassador Horsey" (1875; in the museum of Alexander III), . "Falconer Tsar Alexei Mikhailovich" (1889, ibid; with one of Falconry has its own etching artist) and "Tsar Alexei Mikhailovich and the Archbishop (later Patriarch) Nikon at the tomb of St. Philip, . Metropolitan of Moscow "(1886; in the Tretyakov Gallery), . several portraits (in the Tretyakov Gallery - portrait painter VG,
. Schwartz), especially black pencil drawings and pencil portraits sauce SS. Andrew, VV. Sonya-grain and other. A number of other works in the collection of Lytovchenko EG. Schwartz, in Petrograd. From the works of religious painting Litovchenko noteworthy way, written for the church of St. Nicholas in the Sevastopol military cemetery and seven of wall paintings in the Cathedral of Christ the Savior in Moscow.