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Ivanovich Pogonkin

born in 1793

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The son of a former teacher of watchmaking at the Academy, he enrolled at the Academy of fine Arts in 1801 portrait painting. 30th July 1812, being in the third age, he left the Academy and joined the ranks of the militia, participated in several battles of the Patriotic war. 9 December 1814 he was dismissed from military service in the rank of non-commissioned officer, and may 29, 1815, received from the Academy, "in respect he had brought the Fatherland service", certificate of I degree and the title of the artist XIV class, being at the time married (to Amalia Wiedemann). After P. was engaged in lithography and, in 1823, by the will of the Empress, received from the Society for the encouragement of Artists for the performance published by the Society "model goals" snuff-box, moreover, was expressed that "works worthy of his attention," and "very noticeable improvements in lithography". From July 1845 he was appointed a pension of 200 p. in the year, and in 1847 he lost his sight, then information about it, we don't have. From paintings by his famous: "the Militia of 1812" and the male and two female watercolor portraits. Of lithographs — portraits: Elena Alexander. Bestujeva, Prask. Alexander. Bestujeva, mother Marly; Alexander Grieg. Warnecke; Franz IV. Vert (1818); Princess Anna of Annecy. Galitzine, née Vsevolozhskaya, from the original I. Sokolova; IV. IV. Dmitriev, from the original tonchi, appended to the edition of his poems, 1823; Peter, Andr. Kikin, drawing from life, Ferdie. Mittendorf; Badly-Sasana Martunova, translator at Ministry of Foreign Affairs, drawing from life (1820); Alexander Peter. Nelyubina; Over. Nichol. Samoilova, artist of the Imperial Theatres (1842); Sukkar, from the original M. CERF and Admiral A. S. Shishkov, by the engraving Utkin. In addition, they militarymoney the above mentioned "model of the head" published by the Society for the encouragement of Artists; "the Image that adorns the Royal doors of the main altar of the Cathedral of Kazan, Bozhiej Mother in St. Petersburg, written... Ow. Borovikovsky" (SPb. 1819, 4°), one of six illustrations; "a Camper, a young gardener", Kiprensky; "La belle jardiniere" by Raphael, the engraving of Adelina (1825); "Midday", with K. P. Briullov; "John the Baptist", with Bruni and "Turk's Head", with Warnecke. His article "On the improvement of lithography" placed in the "North. Bee" 182", (No. 123. "The combined report. Mater. for the history of the Empire. Acad. Art.", SPb. 1864; "Journal des Beaux-Arts", 1823 and 1825.; D. A. Rovinsky)

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