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1753/1754 (?). St Petersburg - 1824, St Petersburg

Painter, founding father of the Russian school of urbanscape painting. Son of a guard at the Imperial Academy of Arts. Studied fruit and flower and landscape painting at the Imperial Academy of Arts (1766-73). Awarded a fellowship to Venice (1773-77). Studied under Giuseppe Moretti and Pietro Gaspari. Returned to St Petersburg and worked as a painter for the Imperial Theatres (1799). Copied paintings by Canaletto and Bernardo Bellotto for Catherine the Great. Nominated to the Academy (1794). Sketched places visited by Catherine the Great (1787) in south Russia (1795). Painted urbanscapes in Moscow (1800). Councillor of the Imperial Academy of Arts (1802), Taught perspective painting at the Imperial Academy of Arts (1803-24).

Collection of the Russian Museum

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The Arrival of the French Embassy to Venice
The Arrival of the French Embassy to Venice
Not earlier than 1779 – not later than 1797
The Grand Canal in Venice. View onto the Basilica of Santa Maria della Salute
The Grand Canal in Venice. View onto the Basilica of Santa Maria della Salute
No earlier than 1779 – no later than 1797
The Marriage of the Doge to Adriatica in Venice
The Marriage of the Doge to Adriatica in Venice
Not earlier that 1779 – not later than 1797
View of the Town of Bakhchisarai
View of the Town of Bakhchisarai
Between 1798 and 1800
View of the Town of Nikolayev
View of the Town of Nikolayev
Between 1798 and 1800
View of the Peter and Paul Fortress and Palace Embankment
View of the Peter and Paul Fortress and Palace Embankment
1799
View onto St. Michael’s Castle and Connetable Square in Saint Petersburg
View onto St. Michael’s Castle and Connetable Square in Saint Petersburg
1800
View onto St. Michael’s Castle in Saint Petersburg from the Fontanka Side
View onto St. Michael’s Castle in Saint Petersburg from the Fontanka Side
1800
View of the Kazan Cathedral in St Petersburg
View of the Kazan Cathedral in St Petersburg
View onto the Admiralty and Palace Embankment from the First Cadet Corps
View onto the Admiralty and Palace Embankment from the First Cadet Corps
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