Egorov Alexey Egorovich
1776–1851  

Egorov Alexey Yegorovich

1776 (Kalmykia) - August 29, 1851 (St. Petersburg)

painter and graphic artist.


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Егоров, Алексей Егорович

Biography

Egorov Alexey Yegorovich

1776 (Kalmykia) - August 29, 1851 (St. Petersburg)

painter and graphic artist.

Kalmyk son, captured by Russian Cossacks. At the age of six years was identified in the Foundling Hospital in Moscow, in the same year moved in an educational school with IAH. Worked under the guidance of IA Akimov and GI Ugryumova. V1794 and 1795 he was awarded the small and large silver medals for drawings from life, in 1796 received the Medal of Honor "for the successes and good behavior." In 1797, released from the Academy with the title of the class artist. On the pensioner in drawing classes IAH. In 1798 appointed teacher of drawing. In 1800, recognized as "designated" in academics.

the summer of 1803 to improve the skill of a pensioner sent to Italy. He lived in Rome, became close to A. Canova and F. Kamuchchini. Became known in Italian art circles. The spring of 1807 he returned to St. Petersburg and was admitted to the IAH for the post of associate professor. In the same year for the sketch song "Entombment" for the Kazan Cathedral, was elected an academician. In 1809-1811 was a teacher of drawing at the Empress Elizabeth Alexyeevna. In 1812 awarded the title of professor of historical painting. In 1822, approved an associate professor in 1831 - Professor of degree 1, 1832 - Distinguished Professor. Among his pupils - K. Briullov, F. Bruni, F. S. Zavialov, A. Ivanov, A. T . Markoff and others. From 1844 he was an honorary member of the Moscow Art Society.

Many worked in the field of monumental and religious paintings. Create an image for the Kazan Cathedral, the Tauride Palace, the Holy Trinity Cathedral in St. Petersburg, Malaya and the Palace Church of the Catherine Palace in Tsarskoe Selo, Sioni Cathedral in Tbilisi. He turned to etching, created the album of paintings, essays and engraved Alexei Yegorov, the Imperial Academy of Arts Professor and Knight ... "(1814) and Portfeil contenant des dessins d` Alexis Yegoroff (1846).

in 1840 was dismissed from the academic life at the personal order of Emperor Nicholas I, were dissatisfied with performance images of Catherine's church in Tsarskoe Selo.

Egorov - one of the greatest masters of the Russian academic school, the representative of classicism. He worked as a historical painter and portraitist. Best part of his creative heritage are drawings. In this area, the artist has developed his own style, which differs laconic performance, artistry and elegance. He preferred free line drawing with chalk or ink pen on a brownish or tinted paper, hardly model the shape, giving great importance to the rhythmic construction of the sheet: depending on the objectives of its lines can be brittle, broken or strained, or as soft and kruglyaschimisya.

Egorova works are in many museum collections, including the State Russian Museum, State Tretyakov Gallery, Pushkin Museum im. Pushkin.




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