Saturday, December 7, 2013

Konstantin Gorbatov

Harbor View At Sunset, Oil on Board, 57 x 69 cm

By The Lake, 1933

Konstantin Ivanovich Gorbatov (Russian: Константин Иванович Горбатов; 17 May [O.S. 5 May] 1876–24 May 1945) was a Russian post-impressionist painter.
Gorbatov was born in Stavropol in the Samara province. He lived in Riga from 1896 to 1903, and studied civil engineering before painting. Gorbatov moved to St. Petersburg in 1904 and studied at the Baron Stieglitz Central School for Technical Draftsmanship. He initially entered the architecture department of the Imperial Academy of Arts before switching to painting that he studied under Nikolay Nikanorovich Dubovskoy. Gorbatov received a scholarship and studied art in Rome and Capri. He returned to St. Petersburg and participated in the Peredvizhniki exhibitions... more on wikipedia