Mikhail Konstantinovich Klodt
(1832/33 - 1902)
Mikhail Konstantinovich Klodt was active/lived in Germany, Russian Federation. Mikhail Klodt is known for rural landscape painting, peasant and countryside scenes.
Biography Mikhail Konstantinovich Klodt
Mikhail Klodt was born in Saint Petersburg in 1832(1833). He was a descendant of an art dynasty. His father was an engraver; his uncle was a sculptor; and his cousin was also a painter. Klodt studied at the Institute of Mining Engineers where drawing was taught, and later at The Saint Petersburg Imperial Academy of Fine Arts (1851-1858).
After receiving the big gold medal, Klodt left on a pensioner's trip across Germany, Switzerland and France (1858-1861). Upon his return, he lived and worked in Saint Petersburg, and traveled to Russian provinces. Klodt was a professor and a member of the Academy of Arts Council.
He was a founding member of The Association of Traveling Art Exhibitions (the Itinerants group) in 1870 but
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