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Kyselyov Olexander Olexandrovych (1838 - 1911)

One of the most famous Russian landscape painters of the second half of the th century, painter and graphic artist. Born in Sveaborg, Finland. During 1861 - 1865 he studied at St. Petersburg Academy of Arts in the landscape class of S. Vorobyov. He was awarded the small and large silver medals (1862, 1863). In 1864 he was promoted with the title of the class artist of the 2nd degree. From 1864 till 1875 he lived in Odessa, was engaged in the icon painting and gave drawing lessons. In 1875 he moved to Moscow, where he quickly became famous as an outstanding master of landscape. He permanently took part in the exhibitions and was a member of the Association of Traveling Art Exhibitions (since 1876) and Moscow Society of Art Lovers (Secretary, 1876 - 1895). He carried out many artistic trips to the Caucasus, traveled to Germany, France and Italy. He exhibited his works in Venice (1897), Munich (1901), Rome (1911), at the World Exhibitions in Paris (1878, 1900). In 1893 he became a member of the Academy of Arts. In the years of 1893 - 1894 he headed the art department of the "Artist" magazine. Author of numerous critical articles devoted to art. Since 1895 he lived in St. Petersburg. From 1897 till 1911 he served as a professor, the head of the landscape workshop at the Higher Art School of the Academy of Arts. In 1899 " for fame in the art field" he was awarded the title of the academician. His works are kept in the State Tretyakov Gallery, the State Russian Museum, the State Museum of Fine Arts, the National Gallery in Prague, in the Art Museums of Donetsk, Odessa, Kharkiv, etc.

Painters works:

Auction 16 Lot 18

», last third 19thC
canvas, oil; 66,5

Price: 150 000 200 000 $

Auction 6 Lot 26

«Sea», 1900
canvas, oil; 26,845

Price: 35 000 - 50000 $

Auction 24 Lot 15

«Walking near the river», 1886
oil on canvas; 59x76,5

Price: 650 000 - 850 000 uah