Alexey Venetsianov

(1780 - 1847)
Alexey Gavrilovich Venetsianov was a Russian painter, renowned for his paintings devoted to peasant life and ordinary people.

Alexey Venetsianov was born into a merchant family in Moscow. He entered the civil service in the early 19th century and moved to St. Petersburg, where he began to study art. He first practiced with pictures of the Hermitag...
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