In the Central Naval Museum is an exhibition "Pages of the life of a sailor-artist"dedicated to the 195th anniversary of the birth of Alexei Petrovich Bogolyubov (1824-1896) - naval officer, famous artist, master of the Russian battle marina, active propagandist of Russian culture and a connoisseur of new trends in European art.
The exhibition presents works by the master from the collection of the Central Naval Museum, which currently numbers about 70 graphic and painting works.
Among the exhibits are also sketches and marinas created by Bogolyubov and his students abroad.
One of the sections of the exhibition tells about the period of the artist's life, when for the anniversary of the Guards crew in 1860 he performed several drawings for the album depicting imperial yachts.
By order of Bogolyubov created paintings of sea battles, from the time of Peter the Great to the Russian-Turkish war of 1877-1878. At the exhibition you can see pictures and drawings: “Attack by a“ Joke ”boat of a Turkish steamer on the Danube in 1877”, “Explosion of the Turkish battleship Lufty-Gelil on the Danube on April 29, 1877” 1877