IVANOV Mikhail Matveevich( Painter-landscape and battle scenes)
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Biography IVANOV Mikhail Matveevich
(1748 - 1823) in 1762, Mr.. adopted in the number of pupils of the Imperial Academy of Arts and graduated in her course in 1770, Mr.. with a small gold medal for the painting "Olive tree with hanging fittings on it, under which the merry war, shepherds and a shepherdess, was sent to foreign lands. In Paris he studied under Leprensa and in Rome at the F. Hackert. On his return to St. Petersburg, in 1779, Mr.. was appointed to the rank of academics and soon after made a trip to Georgia and Armenia, for removal of these countries. In 1780, Mr.. was invited by Prince. Potemkin in his army, he obtained the rank of Major and was accompanied by Field Marshal in his campaigns. At that time, produced mainly in watercolor and bistros, many of the Danube and the Crimean species and images of war with Turkey ( "Sturm Ochakov", "Peter the Great on the Prut and others). In 1785, Mr.. earned academic. After the Turkish war is defined, in 1792, the caretaker of collections of paintings in the Imperial Hermitage, later promoted to advisors Academy and joined the management class batalicheskoy painting, and in 1804, after the death of Sam. Shchedrin, and the class of landscapes. Ivanov's paintings, painted in oils, are extremely rare (one of them: "milking cows" is in the museum of the Academy of Fine Arts), on the contrary, his watercolors and drawings are numerous (a large collection of them is stored in the Imperial Hermitage). In general, in his work shows the ability to choose a scenic point of rhenium, courage and a taste of performance, but their flavor is weak, and the picture is not enough defective. A. P-in.