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Josefovich Charlemagne was born in St. Petersburg in 1826, and is the
younger brother of the artist Josef Josefovich Charlemagne. Like his
sibling, he studied at the Imperial Academy of Arts from 1848, where he
studied historic painting under Feodor Antonovich Bruni (1799-1875) and
battle painting with Bogdan Pavlovich Villevalde (1818-1903).
the majority of his career working on official commissions which
recorded the major events in the reign of Alexander II, and in 1875 was
awarded the title of Artist of His Imperial Majesty.
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