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Vysotskyy Konstyantyn Semenovych (1864 - 1938)

A Russian painter, graphic artist, illustrator. Since 1885 he studied at Moscow School of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture under the guidance of V. Makovskyy and E. Sorokin. In 1891 he was awarded two small silver medals. In 1892 he won the title of the extra-class artist. He participated in the exhibitions of Moscow Union of artists (1895 - 1916), Moscow Society of Art Lovers (1897 - 1906), the Association of Traveling Art Exhibitions (1908 - 1918), of the artistic group "Wednesday" (1918), in the gallery "Lemercier" (1912, 1913). His works were reproduced in such magazines as "Niva" (The Field), Semya ("The Family"), "Sever" (The North). Since 1918 he lived in Latvia. In the 1920s - 1930s he held several solo exhibitions in Riga city museum. He exhibited his works in the group exhibitions in Berlin, London, Helsinki, Los Angeles. He participated in the exhibition of the Russian art in Copenhagen (1929). He painted historical pictures, landscapes and scenes of village life. He created illustrations to the books of D. Mamin-Sybiryak, O. Pushkin, etc. His works are presented in the collections of the Russian cultural-historical museum in Prague, in Riga City Museum, etc.

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Auction 3 Lot 43

«Ismerskoe lake»,1930
cardboard, oil; 17,425

Price: 2 000 3 000 $