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Fedor Alekseev

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Fedor Alekseev Biography

Fedor Yakovlevich Alekseev was the first Russian painter who achieved notable success in the genre of town landscape. In 1766-1773 he studied landscape painting in the Academy of Arts in St. Petersburg. Then he spent three years in Venice studying scene-painting. After his return to Russia he was compelled to work as a decorator in the Theater School, although his ambition was to paint landscapes. Only after he became popular copying the works of the famous Italian and French landscapists Canaletto, Bellotto, Robert and Vernet, was he allowed to gratify his desires.

Fedor Alekseev 10 Most Important Paintings and Artworks

Fedor Alekseev Bibliography

Fedor Alekseev. by M. I. Androsova. Leningrad. 1979. (in Russian)

Alekseev. by I.M. Zharkova. Moscow. 1981. (in Russian)

Russian Painters. St. Petersburg. 1998. (in Russian)

The Art and Architecture of Russia (Pelican History Art) by George Heard Hamilton. Yale Univ Pr, 1992.

A Dictionary of Russian and Soviet Artists 1420-1970 by John Milner. Antique Collectors' Club, 1993.