Olga's Gallery

Victor Vasnetsov


Portrait of the Sculptor Mark Antokolsky.

1884. Oil on canvas. The Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia. Read Note.

Victor Vasnetsov. Portrait of the Sculptor Mark Antokolsky.

Mark Antokolsky (1843-1902) is an outstanding Russian sculptor of Jewish origin, studied in the St. Petersburg Academy of Arts (1862-68). Because of poor health lived mostly in Italy, visiting Russia from time to time. Executed commissions for Russian cities, e.g. Monuments to Peter I in Archangelsk and in Taganrog.
See also Ivan Kramskoy. Portrait of the Sculptor Mark Antokolsky.