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Васнецов, Аполлинарий Михайлович


VASNETSOV Apollinary Mikhailovich

July 25, 1856 (Ryabovo, Vyatka province) — January 23, 1933 (Moscow)

Painter, graphic artist, scene-designer

Apollinary Vasnetsov was born to family of a priest; his elder brother was the artist Viktor Vasnetsov. He was educated at the Theological Seminary in Vyatka (1866–1872). Vasnetsov studied drawing under the guidance of his brother, artist E. F. Andriolli. In 1872 he moved to St. Petersburg, where he coached to enter the Imperial Academy of Art (IAKh). Vasnetsov was under the influence of artist Pavel Chistyakov. However in the end, he decided not to enter the Academy. Since 1875 he worked as a teacher in the village of Bystritsa near Vyatka.

In 1878 Vasnetsov moved to Moscow. In early 1880s he became friends with S. I. Mamontov and members of the Abramtsevo Art Circle. He took advices of Ilya Repin and Vasily Polenov in art. Vasnetsov participated in I. Repin drawing evenings, musical and literary evenings at the Mamontov’s house in Moscow and in Abramtsevo. From 1880 till 1894 he lived almost every summer in Akhtyrka and in Abramtsevo, painted a number of landscapes of environs. Sometimes Vasnetsov worked at the Mamontov ceramic and joiner's studios.

Vasnetsov travelled around Russia and Europe. In 1881 he made a trip to Finland; in 1885–1891 he often visited Ukraine; in 1890–1891 he travelled around the Middle and Southern Urals, in 1895 — around the Caucasus; in 1898–1900 he visited France, Germany and Italy.

Since 1881 Vasnetsov exposed his works at exhibitions of Moscow Society of Art Lovers. In 1883–1902 he participated in exhibitions of the Society of Travelling Art Exhibitions (TPKhV); in 1888 he became member of the Society. P. Tretyakov bought a number of Vasnetsov’s works from these exhibitions.

In late 1890s — early 1900s Vasnetsov worked a lot as a scene-designer at theatres in Moscow and in St. Petersburg. He designed a number of productions for the S. Mamontov’s Russian private opera in Moscow, in particular A Life for the Tsar by M. Glinka, The Maid of Pskov by N. Rimsky-Korsakov (both — 1896), Khovanshchina by M. Mussorgsky (1897), Boris Godunov by M. Mussorgsky (1898). He collaborated with the Bolshoi Theatre, the S. Zimin’s Free Opera, the Solodovnikov Theatre, National Theatre, the Mariinsky Theatre, and the Society of opera singers.


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