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 Konstantin Yegorovich Makovsky  (1839 - 1915)

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Lived/Active: Russian Federation      Known for: idealized portrait, figure and historical painting

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BIOGRAPHY for Konstantin Makovsky
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Birth
1839 (Moscow, Russia)
 
Death
1915 (Saint Petersburg, Russia)

Lived/Active
Russian Federation


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idealized portrait, figure and historical painting

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Konstantin Yegorovich Makovsky was an influential Russian painter, affiliated with the "Peredvizhniki (Wanderers)".  Many of his historical paintings, such as The Russian Bride's Attire (1889), showed an idealized view of Russian life of prior centuries. He is often considered a representative of a Salon art.

Konstantin was born in Moscow as the older son of a Russian art figure and amateur painter, Yegor Ivanovich Makovsky.  Yegor Makovsky was the founder of the art scho (showing 500 of 3638 characters).



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