Artist Search
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z 

 Giorgy (Gigo Cabaev) Gabashvili  (1862 - 1936)



Examples of his work



Exhibits - current  

Discussion board

Send me updates


Signature Examples*

Buy and Sell
  For sale ads

Auction results*

  Wanted ads

Auctions upcoming for him*

  Dealers Place a classified ad  
Lived/Active: Russian Federation/Germany      Known for: portrait peasant figure painting, teaching

Login for full access
View AskART Services

*may require subscription

Available for Giorgy (Gigo Cabaev) Gabashvili:

Biographical information (Giorgy Gabashvili)


Auction records - upcoming / past (Giorgy Gabashvili)

new entry!

Signature Examples* (Giorgy Gabashvili)


Discussion board entries (Giorgy Gabashvili)


Image examples of works (Giorgy Gabashvili)


Please send me Alert Updates for Giorgy (Gigo Cabaev) Gabashvili (free)
What is an alert list?

Ad Code: 1
AskART Artist
from Auction House Records.
The Bazaar in Samarkand
Artwork images are copyright of the artist or assignee
This biography from the Archives of AskART:
Please note: Artists not classified as American in our database may have limited biographical data compared to the extensive information about American artists.

Gigo Gabashvili was born in Tbilisi, Georgia, then part of the Russian Empire. He was trained at the Academies of St. Petersburg (1886-1888) and Munich (1894-1897).   Returning to his homeland, he became the first artist honoured with a personal exhibition in Tbilisi.

From 1900 to 1920, he taught at the art school operated by the Caucasian Society for the Promotion of the Fine Arts. Gabashvili was one of the founding professors of the Tbilisi Academy of Arts in 1922 and was granted the title of the People's Artist of the Georgian Soviet Socialist Republic in 1929.

Gabashvili remained a staunch realist and made known his opposition to left-wing art.

He died in Tsikhisdziri, Adjara, in 1936.

Gabashvili's work was particularly influential since he was the first Georgian realistic artist to cover a wide range of subjects, both in oils and watercolour, including portraits, landscapes and scenes of everyday life. He is best known however for his series of vivid portraits of peasants, townsmen, and noblemen.

Most of his works are now on display at the National Museum of Fine Arts in Tbilisi.

Sphinx Fine Art

** If you discover credit omissions or have additional information to add, please let us know at
  go to top home | site map | site terms | AskART services & subscriptions | contact | about us
  copyright © 2000-2015 AskART all rights reserved ® AskART and Artists' Bluebook are registered trademarks

  A |  B |  C |  D-E |  F-G |  H |  I-K |  L |  M |  N-P |  Q-R |  S |  T-V |  W-Z  
  art appraisals, art for sale, auction records