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Parade Celebrating the End of Military Action in the Kingdom of Poland on Tsaritsa Meadow in St Petersburg on 6 October 1831

Chernetsov Grigory,
Oil on canvas
212 х 345

State Russian Museum

Author's Biography

Chernetsov Grigory

Chernetsov, Grigory Grigoryevich
1802, Lukh (Kostroma Province) – 1865, St Petersburg
Painter, draughtsman, lithographer, landscapist and portraitist. Son of an icon painter. Moved to St Petersburg where he studied drawing at the Imperial Academy of Arts under StepanGalaktionov (from 1819). Pupil of the Society for the Encouragement of Artists (from 1822), studied under Alexander Warnek and Maxim Vorobyov (from 1824). On 14 April 1829, he was made a “Painter of His Majesty” in the Cabinet Staff of the Emperor. Contributed to the exhibitions of the Imperial Academy of Arts (from 1830). Academician (1831). Actively travelled: along the Volga (1838), Italy (1840–1843, 1846–1849), Middle East (1842–1843). Lived in St Petersburg (from 1849). During his travels made numerous sketches turning them later into easel paintings. Painted St Petersburg views.

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