prominent Russian portrait painter, Academician (1735 - 1822). He studied at the Academy of Fine Arts. Since 1779, Mr.. taught in the class portrait of the Academy of Arts and influenced the development of PI. Sokolova, IN. Borovikovsky and T. Ugryumova. His talent is highly valued contemporaries, he enjoyed the respect of Catherine II, Paul I, Alexander I and was constantly flooded with orders. The time of its greatest glory was Catherine's time, the spirit which could not have better expressed his beautiful, often ceremonial, and always a good likeness. Levitsky
extremely juicy, tender and thoroughly thrashes alive and pleasant, production figures and the selection of accessories picturesque; particularly artfully recreated it lace, silk, velvet and other fabrics. From his works, . scattered throughout the imperial palaces, . museums and aristocratic homes, . more than any other well-known: the portrait of Catherine II, . upright, . as lawgiver, . would bring her peace of mind as a sacrifice for the common peace, . Six portraits of pupils 1-th issue of the Smolny Institute (in the Grand Peterhof Palace), . portraits of Alexander I in childhood, . playing with the Grand Duke Konstantin Pavlovich (in the Gatchina Palace), . Grand Duchess Alexandra Pavlovna (Romanov Gallery in the Winter Palace), . father of the artist (in the Moscow Public Museum), . merchant sesame (ibid.), . architect п?.пє,
. Kokorinov (in the museum of the Academy of Fine Arts), Count P.A. Zubov (ibid.). In the museum of Alexander III: "Portrait of a Woman", portraits of Catherine II (in triplicate), NI. Novikova, Earl Santi, Monahtinoy, Countess A.S. Protassova, M.O. Poltoratsky. In the Tretyakov Gallery Portraits: I.I. Dmitrieva, G.R. Derzhavina, AN. Venison (?), Prince п?.п?. Golitsyn, MN. Krechetnikov, Anna Davia, Bakunin, Bakunin,. - See. S.P. Diaghilev, Russian Painting in XVIII Century "(t. I, Levitsky
, St. Petersburg., 1903).
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. G. Levitsky can be found in the section "Russian Art" on a private page, George Mitrevski (Auburn University, USA).