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Konstantin Makovsky

 (1839 - 1915)
Konstantin Yegorovich Makovsky was active/lived in Russian Federation.  Konstantin Makovsky is known for idealized portrait, figure and historical painting.

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Konstantin Makovsky


Konstantin Yegorovich Makovsky was an influential Russian painter, affiliated with the "Peredvizhniki (Wanderers)".  Many of his historical paintings, such as The Russian Bride's Attire (1889), showed an idealized view of Russian life of prior centuries. He is often considered a representative of a Salon art.

Konstantin was born in Moscow as the older son of a Russian art figure and amateur painter, Yegor Ivanovich Makovsky.  Yegor Makovsky was the founder of the art school that later became the famous Moscow School of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture.  Among the friends of the family were Karl Briullov and Vasily Tropinin.  All children of Yegor became notable painters (see Makovsky).  Later Konst  ...  Displaying 750 of 3626 characters.



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About  Konstantin Makovsky

Born:  1839 - Moscow, Russia
Died:   1915 - Saint Petersburg, Russia
Known for:  idealized portrait, figure and historical painting