Reimers, Ivan Ivanovich( Painter-genre painter, sculptor and medalist.)
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Biography Reimers, Ivan Ivanovich
1818 - 68
Already engaged in medal art, he enrolled in 1824 in the pupils of the Imperial Academy of Arts and went on to study art in it is led by Professor P. Utkin. Having two small silver medals in 1835 and 1837 and much the same medal in 1838, . next year, then was awarded a small gold medal for relief Samson, . rending the lion's mouth ", . but then, . family reasons, . came from the Academy with the rank of the artist XIV class,
. Once in 1846, acknowledges the appointment of academics, part sculpture. After leaving in 1851, at his own expense, in foreign lands, devoted himself to painting there. During sent from Munich painting "lottery ticket", "Type in the vicinity of Munich, and in particular for" cometh in the Munich court brewery, built in 1855 in the title of Academician. On his return to St. Petersburg, in 1862 for writing in Italy now "Vintage", recognized by Professor. In 1863 won the Academy of Arts job full-time professor of medal art. Of the medal pieces P. most remarkable medal, . embossed on the occasion of the centennial of the Academy, . of sculptures - desktop plateau, . fashioned for the Crown Prince Nikolai Alexandrovich, . and the paintings, . excess of the above: "The funeral of a young girl in Italy" (1863, . Museum of Emperor Alexander III), . "Holiday in Rome" (1860), . "Woe to the mother" (1861) and "Communion" (1861),
. Beautiful picture, effects, composition, richness and a strong hand, although greshaschy some blacks in the shadows of color represent the dignity of paintings R., who successfully worked as watercolor. A. P-in.