Add to favorite
 
Subscribe to our Newsletters Subscribe to our Newsletters Get Daily Updates RSS

Exhibition for 150th Anniversary of Konstantin Somov in Saint Petersburg
30.08.2019 16:22
Exhibition for 150th Anniversary of  Konstantin Somov in Saint Petersburg

A member of the World of Art association, Konstantin Somov (1869-1939) loved to turn to the images of the past and paint the courteous life of the 18th century. The exhibition, dedicated to the 150th anniversary of the famous Russian artist, presents more than 100 paintings.

      Konstantin Somov was born in St. Petersburg in the family of the Hermitage keeper Andrei Somov in 1869 and was surrounded with art from early childhood. He studied under Ilya Repin at the Arts Academy, and later on co-founded the World of Art society and magazine jointly with Sergei Diaghilev. In 1923 he went to America as an authorized representative of the Russian Exhibition and never returned to Russia. In 1925, the artist settled in France.


      Konstantin Somov painted portraits of his famous contemporaries, Sergey Rachmaninov and Alexander Blok among them, “cloak-and-sword scenes”, landscapes, and revealing illustrations for the courtesy collection “The Book of the Marquise”.


      
When: from August 9 to November 4, 2019.

      Where: the Mikhailovsky Castle of the Russian Museum at the address 2, Sadovaya Street, next to metro station Gostiny Dvor, Saint Petersburg.




Author: Vera Ivanova

Tags: Exhibitions in St. Petersburg The State Russian Museum    

Next Previous


You might also find interesting:

World Of Drum & Bass Festival in Moscow
28.02.2020
Festival "December Nights 2020": "Glory Hour" (online broadcast)
07.12.2020
Exhibition Claude Monet. The Genius of Impressionism
24.10.2020
Catalog of Church Bells to be Published in the Yaroslavl Region
20.06.2020
Watch Opera "The Legend of Invisible Kitezh Town" Online
21.07.2020







Comment on our site


RSS   twitter   facebook   submit

Bookmark and Share

search on the map
TAGS:
travel to Russia  Photo Exhibitions  Volosozhar  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Eurovision  Panorama Museum Borodino Battle  Exhibitions in Moscow  technology  Tver  Life Saving  Lipetsk   Bell Ringing  space  negotiations in Russia  All-Russian Museum of Arts and Crafts and Folk Art  Ice Sculptures  St. Petersburg  Russian Cinema  Farming  Sculptures  Russian regions  Mirax  Sochi Olympics  Russky Island  Russian cuisine  Tickets for Concerts  Festivals in Moscow  EcoBattle  international cooperation  Fabio Capello  Bolshoi Theatre  Kirov  Moscow  sanctions  Arkhangelsk region  Vasily Shukshin  Aristarkh Belopolsky  Heroism   Russian spa resort  South Stream  Horse Fair  Russian tourism  Dance Open Festival  Konstantin Simonov  Sokolniki Park  World Aquatic Championship  Russian business  birth rate  Year of the Russia-Netherlands cooperation   Russian children 


Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites