Portrait of a lady Oleshkevich Joseph I.

Portrait of a lady Oleshkevich Joseph I.
Portrait of a lady in a blue shawl 1810 ,oil on canvas;65*56 (oval)
Pattern size: 65×56 cm

Oleshkevich Joseph I. (1777 - 1830) .

Education Joseph I. (according to other sources — A.) Oleshkevich received in Paris. Most of the work created in Saint-Petersburg. He painted historical subjects, and was known in the Northern capital portrait painter, among others, wrote and members of the Imperial house.

It so happened that two of the most famous of the surviving works of the painter are the two leading museums of Russian art in the country. The first one is "a Beneficent charity and the care of the Empress Maria Feodorovna of the poor" is in the Russian Museum and was written in 1812. The plot had a historical basis. The second wife of Emperor Paul I (by the way, gave birth to the marriage 10 children) was in 1797 appointed the main boss over the educational houses of Russia. We will add that it established the Agency for the promotion of women's education in the country. This painting I. Oleshkevich received in the same year the welcome and the honorary title of academician. "Portrait of doctor in medicine and surgery Nikolai Fedorovich Arendt" was written in 1822 and is stored in the Tretyakov gallery. The painter depicted the 37-year-old physician, who after fifteen years to try to alleviate the suffering of the dying Alexander Pushkin after his tragic duel.

These extraordinary characters of his works and entered the history of Russian painting I. Oleshkevich.
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