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Gavrilovich Denisov


The fate of Alexander G. Denisov akin to the course of life those gifted in the artistic creativity of people, whose talents barely begins to manifest itself in the first works of its speakers, is cut off due to their early death. At sixteen, young Denisov arrives in St. Petersburg at the Academy of fine arts, where his principal mentor becomes A. G. Venetsianov. In 1830, the academics is a large silver medal for successfully completing the painting "Interior view of the gazebo garden of count Kushelev-Bezborodko from which udyat fish." In the years of training, he also writes "inside view of the old galleries at the Hermitage in front of the St. George hall" (1829), "Peasant boy with a Cup of buckwheat", "Russian shepherd" (both 1830), the "raising of the Alexander column", "Sailors in a Shoe shop" (both 1832), "Portrait of major Ivanov," "the Peasant girl" (both — 1833). In 1833, Denisov with the title of a free artist and genre painting scenes of war left the Academy. In the same year, by Imperial order, artist for improvement in the art is sent to the pensioner's trip to Berlin. More than a year he worked under the guidance of renowned German artist and teacher K.-F. Kruger. However, the life timer counts down the last weeks and days of a young Russian artist on this earth. Died, A. G. Denisov in Berlin.

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