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Konstantin Ukhtomsky
Died  1852, Saint Petersburg, Russia

Konstantin Andreyevich Ukhtomsky (Russian: Константин Андреевич Ухтомский; (c.1818 - 1879/81, Saint Petersburg?) was a Russian painter and architect, known for his interior portraits. His father was the master copper engraver, Andrei Ukhtomsky.

Biography

He graduated from the Imperial Academy of Fine Arts in 1838, with the title of "Artist XIV Class" (architecture). That year and the following year, he was awarded silver medals for his watercolors. After that, he travelled abroad and produced numerous sketches that were made into watercolors upon his return.

In 1843, he was named an "Academician" for his "Project for a Wealthy Nobleman's House". In 1858, he became a "Free-Artist". From 1850 to 1859, he was the curator of the Academy's museum; succeeding his father in that post. He was also involved in the construction of the New Michael Palace.

Fifty of his watercolors may be seen at the Hermitage Museum.

References

Konstantin Ukhtomsky Wikipedia


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