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Ivanovich Kovshenkov

Ukraine • 1785−1850

Serf Annenkova, he drew on himself, the art in precise the workmanship, the attention of the Emperor Alexander I, who, granting him his freedom in 1822, found it in the number of artisans in constructing the St. Isaac's Cathedral. In 1824 he exhibited at the Academy of fine Arts — made from a single copper sheet by the image of the Savior with a picture of a Carat. In 1826, executed a bronze bust of his Royal benefactor, and in 1834 was awarded by the Academy the title of a free (unclassed) artist modeling and chased case with a proposal to take a leak and from the Treasury to mint copper figure K. Tone, three chandelier for academic Church, one cash-strapped. He was also the author of the famous in the 1840s typical equestrian groups of foreigners are small in size.

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