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Friday, April 19, 2013

Apollinary Mikhaylovich Vasnetsov (Russian painter, 1856 - 1933)


Vasnetsov was a Russian painter and graphic artist whose elder brother was the more famous Viktor Vasnetsov. He specialized in scenes from the medieval history of Moscow. Vasnetsov was a painter and a graphic artist. He did not receive a formal artistic education. He studied under his older brother Viktor Vasnetsov, the famous Russian painter. From 1883, he and his brother lived and worked in Abramtsevo where he fell under the influence of Vasily Polenov. 
Moscow at the End of the 17th Century
In 1898–1899, he traveled across Europe. In addition to epic landscapes of Russian nature, Apollinary Vasnetsov created his own genre of historical landscape reconstruction on the basis of historical and archaeological data. His paintings present a visual picture of medieval Moscow. He was a member of the Association of Traveling Art Exhibitions (Peredvizhniki) from 1899, and an academician from 1900. He became one of the founders and supervisors of the Union of Russian Artists.
A Court of a Russian Feudal Prince
A Muddy Morning in the Moscow Kremlin at the Beginning of the 17th Century
A Northern Place
A Skete

An Old Russian Town
By the Lake
Elegy
In the Moscow Kremlin
Ivan Veliki Square in the Moscow Kremlin in the 17th Century
Merchant Stalls on the Spasskoe Bridge in the 17th Century
Novgorod Market
Old Moscow -A Street in Kitai Gorod at the Beginning of the 17th Century
Red Square in the Second Half of the 17th Century
The Bright Kremlin
The Foundation of Moscow
The Moscow Kremlin in the Time of Grand Prince St Dmitri Donskoi
The Town Comes to Arms
The Vsekhvyatski Stone Bridge Moscow in the 1600s
Twilight

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