SVERCHKOV ZHUKOVSKY Russian (1817-1898
verchkov Zhukovsky (1817-1898) - an outstanding, Russian batalichesky and genre painter. His artistic development was required to exclusively own natural ability and inclination to art. He studied at the Petrischule from 1829 to 1833. Even as a child with love painting animals, especially horses. His artistic development was required to exclusively own natural ability and inclination to art. He studied at the Petrischule from 1829 to 1833. Even as a child with love painting animals, especially horses. Since 1844 his works were to appear at the annual academic exhibitions and soon drew upon him the general attention. They were pictures of scenes from Russian folk life. In 1852 for his film "Landlord triple crosses the train at full gallop, which stretches along the high road" was the title of academician. Another large picture, "ponderous carriage of passengers traveling to a hot summer day" delivered to him in 1855, a professorship. About this time he went into great prominence, producing many paintings and drawings of thoroughbred horses, dogs, hunting scenes, three jauntily, genre scenes involving horses of winter landscapes. In this blossoming time of his activity, he began appearing with his work in Parisian salons. French critics treated them with great praise, and one of the pictures were on exhibition in Paris in 1863, "The Return of the bear hunt," was purchased by Napoleon III. For her and two other paintings ("Fair" and "Station", sold in Paris), he was awarded the Chevalier of the Order of the Legion of Honor. In the same year wrote to the Brussels Exhibition painting "Foggy morning at sunrise," "Traveller, flat-winter blizzard," and "Portrait of Chihachova on horseback during his trip to Turkey." After returning from foreign parts to St. Petersburg in 1864, he performed for the Emperor Alexander II, the painting "Departure of Tsar Alexei Mikhailovich in the army parade in 1664," and then repeatedly, until 1882, won its work to the highest order. From his proizveny, above mentioned, are worthy of attention "Tsar Alexei Mikhailovich and the boyars, hunting near Moscow" (1874; tries. In Anichkovsk. Palace in St. Petersburg.), "Train on a pilgrimage of Ivan the Terrible" (nah. in Moscow. Kremlin . Palace), "Go through the Guard, the Balkans" (1879; tries. in the Winter Palace in St. Petersburg.), "Carnival in the countryside" (the artist delivered the medal at the Philadelphia World's Fair), "The Feast of St. Florus and Laurus, in the village, "and several others.