Pirate Karl( Painter of battle-pieces, working mostly watercolor.)
Comments for Pirate Karl
Biography Pirate Karl
(1813 - 1871)
On entering the Imperial Academy of Arts, a retired Imperial. Nicholas I, used in her leadership of Prof.. A. Sauerweid and for his success was in 1832 and 1834 respectively, two gold medals. As in 1835, Mr.. awarded a small gold medal for the painting "Interior of the stables, not to compete for such a large coin, because it interfered with the work assigned to him by the Emperor, and in 1836, Mr.. emerged from the academy with a certificate of degree 1. After that was named court painter by His Majesty, containing up to 3000 rubles. year, and two years later determined to studies on the historical description of clothing and weapons of Russian troops. Since that time, drawing figures in various military uniforms and ammunition was almost exclusively the object of the Pirate. When in 1855 Mr.. Office of the War Ministry was formed a military version of the Chronicles, he was appointed head of a drawing office. In the same year, for the painting "Horse", the Academy has recognized his academic, and in 1869. raised to the rank of professor without requiring the usual in such cases, program execution. Artworks Pirate differ by many advantages, especially with regard to grace and subtlety of watercolor brushes, but they are little known to the public, because for the most part kept in the imperial palaces and institutions of the military department. A. P-in.