Ivanovich Babaev

Russia • 1813−1870

Picture Babayev "the Dying corporal Ipat Oldies, transmitting saved the banner of his comrade-in-captivity" is in the Ryazan regional art Museum

Polydor I. Babayev successfully combined military service with the painting. He was a second Lieutenant of artillery, served in the Caucasus in Tiflis. During his stay in St. Petersburg as a pensioner society for the encouragement of fine arts was enlisted volnoprihodyaschim student of the Academy of arts, where he studied, and K. P. Briullov. Although P. I. Babayev became known as the author painted watercolor "Portrait of p. P. Gnedich" (1844), now kept in the Russian Museum, the subject of his next work more organic artist. He becomes a painter happened once or seen with my own eyes the battle scenes. In 1846 Babayev, for the painting "the Dying soldier, passing the saved them to the banner of comrade" ("Feat-bearer starichkova at Austerlitz in 1805") has received from the Academy just two medals — a small silver and small gold. In 1848, the painter received from the Society for the encouragement of arts a gold medal for the painting "the Battle of the Caucasus at the Mikhailovsky strengthening". In the future, the artist remained faithful to the chosen theme. Among written in subsequent years you can select "Storm Akhty" and "Feat of the Grenadier life guards regiment of Finland L. root at the battle of Leipzig in 1813". During military service actively participated in the design of several churches in the Caucasus region. Died P. I. Babayev in Tiflis. In our time the artist's paintings are represented in several museums and galleries in the country.

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