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Alexander
Fedorovich Peters

Russia 
1837−1895
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Was adjutant to Grand Duke Mikhail Nikolayevich. The latter was the Viceroy of the Caucasus and commander of the Caucasian army (1862-1865) and the troops of the Caucasian military district (1865-1881). Therefore, most of the landscapes A. F. Peters are species of the Caucasus and surrounding areas. So, the title of the class artist of the first degree A. Peters received in 1881, for the painting "the First Hello of the sun grandfather Ararat", "View Borjomi Palace of Grand Prince Mikhail Nikolayevich in the Caucasus", "the Mountain of Detmold". Support of the family of Grand Duke in her trips to the Crimea, to Europe gave the artist new experiences and new paintings, in one of which the artist was awarded the title of academician of landscape painting. Many of the works of A. F. Peters is called, was bought by Grand Duke Michael Nikolaevich and Grand Duchess Olga Feodorovna (interestingly, severally). And this is a direct Testament to the skill of the artist - after all, the financial ability to buy their favourite paintings at the Grand-Ducal couple were.

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