(1850 - 1873)
Fyodor Alexandrovich Vasilyev was active/lived in Russian Federation, Europe, China. Fyodor Vasilyev is known for lyrical landscape and skyscape painting, portrait and city scenes.
Biography Fyodor Vasilyev
Fyodor Alexandrovich Vasilyev was a Russian landscape painter who introduced the lyrical landscape style in Russian art. Fyodor Vasilyev was born in Gatchina to a low-level government official, Alexander Vasilyevich Vasilyev, and Olga Emelyanova Polyntseva on 22 February N.S. 1850. His parents married four years later, so he was always considered an illegitimate child. Feodor had to earn his living from the age of 12 - he worked as a mailman, scribe, and assistant to a restorer of pictures. After his father's death, he became the sole supporter of the family.
In 1863, he managed to enter the evening classes of the School of Painting at the Society for Promotion of Artists. While at school, Vasilyev got acquainted wi
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