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Makovsky Volodymyr Yegorovych (1846 - 1920)

A Russian genre and portrait painter. Born in Moscow. The son of E. Makovsky, one of the founders of Moscow School of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture. He studied at Moscow School of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture (1861 - 1866) under the guidance of E. Sorokin and S. Zaryanka. In 1869 he received the big gold medal and the title of the 1st grade class artist from St. Petersburg Academy of Arts, in 1870 the first Prize of Moscow Society of Art Lovers. Member of the Association of Traveling Art Exhibitions since 1872. He taught at Moscow School of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture (1882 - 1894) and at the Academy of Arts (1894 - 1918). Since 1879 - Academician, since 1893 - member of the Academy of Arts, since 1894 - Professor, the head of the workshop in the Academy of Arts, since 1895 - Rector of the Higher Art School at the Axademy of Arts. He worked at the scenes of urban life, which he treated with the great psychological accuracy. He performed engraving works. He made religious paintings, created a series of sketches for the paintings of Christ the Savior Cathedral (1870s). He painted the portraits of the royal family. He worked and lived in Moscow and St. Petersburg.

Painters works:

Auction 10 Lot 15



Autograph of V. Makovsky, beginning 20thC
photogravure with portrait and inscription by V. Makovsky, 22,5 x 17,5


Price: 800 1000 $


Auction 3 Lot 10



«Catching of crabs»,1880s
canvas cardboard, oil; 23,529,5


Price: 40 000 45 000 $


Auction 2 Lot 20



«With a petition»,1880s
canvas on wood, oil; 36,523


Price: 25 000 30 000 $