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Grigory
Fedorovich Srebrenitsky

Russia • 1741−1779

Biography and information

A graduate of the Academy of fine arts 1761 (trained with 1759 painting at the Academy of Sciences). In 1763 – 2 silver medals; in 1765, agreed to give the sword "the first competition"; in 1767, was instructed to learn to write and draw the younger age of the students of the Academy of arts; he was also charged and engraving class. In 1769, left the service at the Academy of fine arts. Engraver cutter.

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Engraver cutter, the son of a priest, born in the Ukraine and 1741 17 years he came to Petersburg and enrolled in drawing classes at the Academy of Sciences. In 1760 he submitted to the President of the Academy of Arts Igor Shuvalov following request: "I niepodlegosci through habit has learned to draw and cut on copper, then, by the help of some benefactors, sought the case to come to Sanktpeterburg, last 759 years he studied drawing at the art Academy of Sciences, on the Costa. A now for my poverty, not being able to contain himself, took the courage to ask me about the definition, the lower, in the Academy of fine arts to the art of engraving, to whom skanee are." This petition is the only document that preserved some biographical information about the early life of S. the Petition was granted, and S. was enrolled and engraving class Chemesov. In 1763, June 30, for drawing from cast (antique "Satyr") has been awarded a silver medal for "good success and the first competition" received the sword. This time is one of his best prints: "the virgin". Financial insecurity has forced S. to find any source of earnings, because the engraving is not brought him no income; to that end, he appealed to the Academy of arts with the request he places Junior teacher. In response to this, in 1767, he was commissioned to teach penmanship and drawing toddlers for a fee of 150 RUB. per year, and was soon entrusted to him the engraving class with a big raise to 230 rubles per year. In 1769 he went from the Academy, opened in St. Petersburg a small engraving workshop and married, as appears in the marriage record, "free girl containing luterskie the law." He died 10 Dec. 1779 Talent S. undoubtedly was, though small, but under the oppression of material poverty he had no chance to develop it, so all the work its pretty sloppy especially unsatisfactory from the technical side. Chief among them: 1) "in KN. Baryatinsky", for its rarity are expensive; 2) "the Merchant I. S. Chirkin" (1770); 3) "General P. I. Yakovlev", 8°; 4) "SV. Family with St Elizabeth" (under the engraving there is the remark, "Wrote C. Bourdon, copied Estampa P. Sikhosana Kazan. Gr. Srebr."); 5) "the Daughter feeds the father's breast" — the Board tries. in Acad. hood.; 6) "Relaxed" (below the inscription: "His Lordship... vysokogorskomu P. V. Sheremetev... from Graviora G. Srebr... podlin. G. Grease... in SPb. 1770") — in the sheet, one of the least successful things; 7) "the Holy Evangelist Matthew" Board in the Kiev-Pechersk printing; 8) three allegorical female figures, dancing around the palm tree on which is placed the monogram of Catherine II; finally, a series of vignettes. In addition, Fioriolo mentions S., as the author of the prints: "the Roman Christians" by lagrenée, and "a Sick father" Grace. ?. ?. Petrov, "Review of art movement in Russia." , "Collection of materials for history of Imp. Acad. Art.", SPb. 1854, pp. 85, 86 and 96 and the Pointer to it Andelova. D. A. Rovinsky, "Detailed dictionary of Russian engravers XVI — XIX centuries", St. Petersburg. 1805, p. 633-34. — It "Details. dictionary of Russian engraved. portraits", s. v. — Nagler, "Kunstler-Lexikon", Bd. 17. A. Z. {the Cumans} Srebrenici, Gregory F. (Srebrenizki); engraver cutter. B. in little Russia in 1741. In 1760 he submitted Igor Shuvalov following request: "I niepodlegosci through habit has learned to draw and cut on copper, then, by some benefactors, sought the case to come to Sanktpeterburg, last 759 years he studied drawing at the art Academy of Sciences, on the Costa. A now for my poverty, not being able to contain himself, took the courage to ask me about the definition, the lower, in the Academy of fine arts to the art of engraving, to whom skanee are." — As a result of this petition Srebrenicke were enrolled in the class Chemesov; 30 Jun 1763 received a drawing from cast (antique Satyr) 2nd silver medal "For good grades and behavior during the first competition" received the sword; in the same year they presented engraving: mother of God. In 1767 he was instructed to learn to write and draw a younger age group, with a salary of 150 rubles a year; he also entrusted the engraving class with the addition for 80 rubles. In 1769 Srebrenicke from the Academy came out; 19 Feb 1772; married, as appears in the marriage record, "free girl containing luterskie the law" Darya Fedorova, a December 10, 1779, died (Alphabet, Petrova). In his biography, printed Petrov, the day of the death marked 7 Sep 1773. His work is bad and not expose serious talent. Here is their list: 1. KN. Baryatinsky; expensive for its rarity; 8°. 2. Merchant I. S. Chirkin (1770). 3. General P. I. Yakovlev. 8°. 4. SV. family with St. Elizabeth: "Wrote S. Burdon. Copied Estampa P. Sikhosana Student, Srebrenicke 1764". 5. Daughter is feeding father breast: "Filia patrem... Or... Engraved, Srebrenicke Skirtini G. Lui-Lagrène". Worksheet. Board member of the Academy. khudozh. (prints sold at 50 kopecks). 6. "Relaxed... His Lordship... Vysokogorskomu P. B. Sheremetev... from Graviora Grieg. Srebrenica... with the original G. Grise in St. Petersburg, 1770". In the sheet; a very bad thing. 7. "Holy Evangelist Matthew. S.-Petersburg Academy of Arts student Srebrenici". Board of the Kiev-Pechersk printing house*. 8-10. Two vignettes for the Establishment of the Educational house, ed. 1763: 1) Russia specifies the kneeling woman, the monogram "E. II" in the light. This same Board is placed and in the edition of 1781, No. 15; 2) seated woman with Laurel branch in hand; and 3) screensaver with glowing hearts at the top. 11. Vignette to "a Brief instruction on parenting; Spbg. 1766" (on title page). 12. Three allegorical female figures, dancing around a palm tree, on which the monogram of Catherine II. Below the signature: "the Graves. Gris: Srebrenici". In the book: "the Charter of education of two hundred noble maidens, St. Petersburg. 1768". In this book, in the text, there are vignettes: 3 Panina, Gerasimov 2 and 4 without the name of the engraver. Some of these images and vignettes placed in the book: "Les plans et les Statuts des differents etablissements... Betzkoy... 1775". {Rovinsky}

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