Koehler, Ivan Petrovich( Professor of Historical and portrait painting)
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Biography Koehler, Ivan Petrovich
Born in 1826, studied at fellinskom district school and in 1839, Mr.. enrolled in the teaching to the picturesque master in Wenden, in 1846, Mr.. arrived in St. Petersburg, where the first time earn our livelihood writing signs. In 1848, Mr.. adopted by the Academy of Fine Arts, where a student was A.T. Markov. In 1855, Mr.. Koehler was awarded a small gold medal for the program: "Hercules displays Cerberus from Hell, . and two years later and a large gold medal for the program: "Saul was a aendorskoy sorceress", . then at his own expense, went abroad, . where in many cities studied in the painting,
. For that was sent from Rome, the painting "The Crucifixion" was awarded in 1861,. the title of Academician. Returning to St. Petersburg, was at one time a teacher's drawing school community to promote artists and produced many paintings on historical and religious paintings, several genres, portraits and landscapes. For a portrait of Chancellor п-.п°. Gorchakov (in the archives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs), in 1867, was awarded the title of professor. Died in 1899. From his paintings are given: "Come unto me" (1881) - the figure of the Savior in all growth, . "Eve of pomegranates, and many portraits: Emperor Alexander II (multiple copies), . Alexander III (in the conference hall of the Academy of Fine Arts), . Grand Duke Vladimir Alexandrovich (ibid.), . AN,
. Serov (rm gallery. Tretyakov), E.I. Lamansky, Senator PP. Semenova and many others.