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Alexei Venetsianov

 (1780 - 1847)
Alexei Gavrilovich Venetsianov was active/lived in Russian Federation.  Alexei Venetsianov is known for painting.

Self-portrait

Biography   Alexei Venetsianov


Alexey Venetsianov is renowned for his paintings devoted to peasant life and ordinary people.  In 1811 the Board of the Academy of Arts awarded him the title of Academician.  In 1819, devoting himself purely to art, Venetsianov left the service and settled in the village of Safonkovo. 

During this time he painted scenes from nature that he observed around, creating the works of prime importance in his career.  He was probably the first to depict peasant life in Russian art.  Venetsianov painted portraits of peasants, and scenes illustrating rural life.

 His works achieved great success at the exhibition of 1824, where   ...  Displaying 750 of 893 characters.

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