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Vasilievna Sukhovo-Kobilina


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Paysagiste, was born in 1825, died September 25, 1865 in Chernskom County, Tula province. Sukhovo-Kobylin was the daughter of a Colonel. His artistic education she received under the guidance of academician E. Meyer. In the summer months, she made an artistic tour in the interior provinces of Russia and Crimea for doing sketches from life. In 1849 he exhibited at the Academy of arts landscape "Road to the river." In 1853 the Academy of arts awarded her a small gold medal for some Crimean species, and in 1854 — a gold medal for the two kinds of Crimea and the view near Murom. Over time the talent Sukhovo-kobylina the more and more developed. In 1857 she went for further improvement in painting for its own account abroad, and lived mainly in Italy. Living in Rome it was the center where gathered everyone who was at that time Russian artists, who valued her and gifted artist, and a woman a subtle and brilliant mind, a noble and passionate heart. Lately her life, she left the scenery and engaged in portrait painting. In 1867 he moved from Rome to the estate of his father in Tula province, where soon and has died. Paintings and sketches Sukhovo-Kobylina remaining after her death (174), were on the academic exhibition in 1868 and was partly sold. Her works show that she was strong in drawing and had a fine understanding of landscape painting. (T. Talysheva)

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