OREL Alexander Osipovich( Famous Artist)
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Biography OREL Alexander Osipovich
Born in Warsaw. He studied at the Norblin de Gurdenya. In 1794, Mr.. joined the Polish army and participated in several battles, then led a disorderly life, and even on to a magician's troupe. Norblin tried to reject it on these adventures, and again took to his house. Since then, Orlovsky has devoted himself entirely art. Within a year he studied in Lithuania manners of the nobility and the people's life. In 1802. arrived in Petersburg, where he was in favor of Grand Duke Konstantin Konstantinovich. To become better acquainted with Russia, traveled to Moscow, Novgorod and other areas of the empire. For now: "Camp of the Cossacks, he was awarded the title of academician. In 1819, Mr.. numbered among the general staff to compose images of war costumes. Orlovsky - talented, spirited, but lax draftsman, who was able to accurately grasp the characteristics of depicted persons and figures and give them movement and life. In addition to paintings in oils (eg, . located in the museum of Alexander III "The Cossack, . killing the tiger ", . "Cows in the pasture", . Rest hunters ", . "Livestock on pasture", . "Sea View", . "Shipwreck"), . He owns innumerable pencil, . watercolor and drawing pen drawings (most of them - in the same museum),
. Many of these works, depicting mainly Cossacks, Bashkirov and other horsemen, rushing three and scenes of popular life, were his own lithographic. With his name and linked the beginning of the art lithography in Russia (see. XXIV, 693 ff.). - Wed. Vereshchagin, AO. Orlov (St. Petersburg, 1913).