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MAKOVSKY, Konstantin Egorovich (1839 - 1915), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MAKOVSKY, Konstantin Egorovich (1839 - 1915), Painter

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Russian, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 1839, in Moscow; died 1915, in Petrograd (now St Petersburg).

Painter. History painting, portraits, genre scenes.

Group: Peredvizhniki (Wanderers).

[not available online]Konstantin Egorovich Makovsky was a student at the St Petersburg academy, of which he became a member and professor. Makovsky started out painting popular Russian scenes, then anecdotal scenes with a mixture of melancholy and vice; he

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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