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Vasily Tropinin

 (1776 - 1857)
Vasily Andreevich Tropinin was active/lived in Russian Federation, Ukraine.  Vasily Tropinin is known for romantic painting-portrait, figure and genre.

Self-portrait

Biography   Vasily Tropinin


Vasily Andreevich Tropinin was a Russian Romantic painter.  Much of his life was spent as a serf; he didn't attain his freedom until he was more than forty years old.  Three of his more important works are a portrait of Alexander Pushkin and paintings called The Lace Maker and The Gold-Embroideress.

Vasily was born as a serf of Count Munnich in the village Karpovka of Novgorod Guberniya and then transferred to Count Morkov's as a part of the Munich's daughter's dowry.  Soon he was sent to Saint Petersburg to study the trade of a confectioner.  Instead of learning his trade Tropinin secretly attended free drawing lessons in the Imperial Academy of Arts.

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Ein Holzarbeiter aus der Ukraine
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