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Dmitrievich Litovchenko


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He studied at the Academy of fine Arts. Received a silver medal in 1855 - 2; in 1857, 2 and 1; in 1858 - 1. Small gold medal for the program "Charon carries dead souls across the Styx" was awarded in 1861, When the competition for a gold medal, he performed a program: "the Olympic games" (1860) and "Streletsky rebellion" (1862), but did not receive awards and refused to continue her research; in 1863, along with 13 other comrades, came from the Academy with the title of artist of the 2nd degree, and became one of the founders of the "artel of artists". In 1868, for the painting "the Falconer" is a wonderful study of the male half-figure in Russian costume of the XVII century - academician. The best of the works Litovchenko: paintings: "Ivan the terrible shows his treasures to the English Ambassador Horsey" (1875; in the Museum of Alexander III ), "the Falconers of Tsar Alexei Mikhailovich" (1889, ibid; one of the falconers there is a private etching of the artist) and "Tsar Alexei Mikhailovich and Archbishop (later Patriarch) Nikon, at the tomb of St. Philip, Metropolitan of Moscow" (1886; in the Tretyakov gallery), a few portraits (in the Tretyakov gallery - portrait of the painter V. G. Schwartz ), especially hand-drawn with a black pencil and pencil sauce the portraits of S. S. St. Andrew's, V. V. Velyaminov-Zernov and others. A number of other works Litovchenko is in the collection of E. G. Schwarz, Petrograd. Works Litovchenko religious paintings deserve attention the image is written to the Church of St. Nicholas Sevastopol military cemetery and seven wall paintings in the Cathedral of Christ the Savior in Moscow. (Kondakov)

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