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JORDAN Fyodor Ivanovich

( One of the best Russian engravers, son of the court upholsterer)

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(1800 - 1883). Was a disciple of the Imperial Academy of Arts and, after a decade of total artistic training, defined (in 1819) in the engraving class in the students to NI. Utkin. Having received from the Academy of small and large silver medals for their achievements in painting from life, in 1824. He finished his academic education with the title of the artist XIV class and small gold medal for the engraving of a painting PI. Sokolova Mercury lulls Argus. Being retained by the Academy, Jordan took up the execution of engravings of paintings A. Losenko "Abel is Dying," as the program for a large gold medal. Award its, . in 1829, . He was sent to foreign lands, . studied in Paris at the famous engraver Rishoma, and when the July Revolution broke out in 1830, . moved to London and worked there engraved strong vodka in Raymbaha, . Bentleya and aquatint with engraving on steel by J.-G,
. Robinson. In 1834, in Rome, engaged in manufacturing a picture from a famous painting by Raphael's "Transfiguration", which, on the advice to. Briullov, planned to play in the prints of great size. This enterprise Jordan spent 12 years of continuous, persistent work. Only there were first impressions Iordanovskoy engraving, . Roman art experts unanimously recognized, . that the Russian master in it surpassed its predecessors in the interpretation of the beauties of the creation of Raphael, . showed a good faith examination of the original, . excellent picture and scientist, . classic method of the tool; later, . for the same work of the Berlin, . Florence and Urbino Academy recognized him as a member, . and the Imperial Academy of Arts, . even before (in 1844) awarded him the title of academician of the drawing for this Estampa, . on his return to the motherland in 1850, Mr.,
. awarded him the title of professor. Shortly after Jordan took up the second most important work of his life - for a large print of a painting. Yegorova, "Torturing the Savior". In 1855, Mr.. took the place of professors teaching in the class engraving academy, which became vacant after the death of P. Galaktionov, and was appointed assistant keeper of prints and original drawings in the Hermitage, after the death of the same NI. Utkin, in 1860, and became the keeper of this part of the Imperial Museum. In 1871, Mr.. took the post of Rector of the Academy of Painting and Sculpture, and in 1876, Mr.. received his superintendence consisting in her mosaic Branch. Old age and work responsibilities did not prevent him from practicing engraving almost until his death. Of the major works of Jordan, . excess of the above, . should recognize: "Madonna with the veil", . Raphael (1833), . Virgin, . mourning over the body of the Savior ", . with Cigoli (1834) and portraits of Emperor Alexander II (1875), . Derzhavin (1861), . of the Jordan (1871), . Grand Duke Vladimir Alexandrovich (1881), . Abbot Damascene of Valaam Monastery (1878) and, . Finally, . three giants of Russian painting: Egorova, . Levitsky and Shebuyev (1883; the last work of the artist),
. - Wed. N. Sobko, D. Rovinsky, "Life and works of FI. Jordan "(Journal of Fine Arts", t. II). A. P-in.

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