(1842 - 1922/25)
Alexej Alexejewitsch Harlamoff was active/lived in Russian Federation, France. Alexej Harlamoff is known for female figure and portrait painting, child genre.
Biography Alexej Harlamoff
Alexei Alexeiewitsch Harlamoff was born in Saratov, Russia in 1849. He studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in St Petersburg where in 1868 he was awarded a gold medal and travel scholarship. At this time, the academy taught and promoted the neo-classical techniques and topics. Harlamoff's earliest works were therefore mainly of religious and military subjects. However, it was at a time when the Russian art movement was undergoing great changes and with the advent of Romanticism a new emphasis was placed on portraits of individuals. Moreover, as art began to spread beyond court circles, Russian artists took a renewed interest in the world surrounding them instead of admiring distant European countries. This
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