Grigoriy Vasilyevich Soroka (1823 - 1864)

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Grigoriy Vasilyevich Soroka

Grigory Vasilyevich Soroka, née Vasiliev (Russian: Григорий Васильевич Сорока) was a Russian painter, known for his mastery in realistic portraits and landscapes that beautifully captured the essence of 19th-century Russia. His artistic journey began under the guidance of his teacher, Alexei Venetsianov, a prominent figure in the Russian art scene. Soroka’s works are remarkable for their attention to detail, vivid portrayal of peasant life, and sensitive handling of light and shadow, distinguishing him from his contemporaries.

His most notable works include "The Peasant Girls Gathering Brushwood" and "Self-Portrait," both exemplifying his skill in using light to express depth and emotion. These paintings are celebrated for their historical and cultural significance, providing a window into the rural life of Russia during that period. Despite his untimely and tragic end, Soroka’s contributions to Russian art have not been forgotten, with several of his works displayed in prestigious galleries, including the Russian Museum in St. Petersburg.

For art collectors and experts, Soroka’s pieces represent a valuable connection to Russian heritage and the realism movement. If you wish to stay informed about upcoming sales and auction events featuring works by Grigory Vasilyevich Soroka, consider signing up for updates. This subscription will ensure you are promptly alerted to new opportunities to acquire pieces by this distinguished artist.

Date and place of birt:27 november 1823, Покровское, Russian Empire
Date and place of death:22 april 1864, Покровское, Russian Empire
Nationality:Russia, Russian Empire
Period of activity: XIX century
Specialization:Artist, Genre painter, Landscape painter, Painter, Portraitist
Art school / group:Венециановская школа
Genre:Chamber portrait, Genre art, Landscape painting, Portrait, Self-portrait, Руссская иконопись
Art style:Realism, Romanticism, Русский Бидермайер

Creators Russia

Leonid Gershovich Krivitsky (1932 - 2015)
Leonid Gershovich Krivitsky
1932 - 2015
Nikolai Ilyich Kofanov (1943 - 1998)
Nikolai Ilyich Kofanov
1943 - 1998
Boris Vasilievich Kotik (1921 - 1984)
Boris Vasilievich Kotik
1921 - 1984
Nikolay Stepanovich Pimenov (1812 - 1864)
Nikolay Stepanovich Pimenov
1812 - 1864
Natal'ya Igorevna Nesterova (1944)
Natal'ya Igorevna Nesterova
1944
Stefano Torelli (1712 - 1784)
Stefano Torelli
1712 - 1784
Stepan Stepanovich Pimenov (1784 - 1833)
Stepan Stepanovich Pimenov
1784 - 1833
Igor Konstantinovich Skorobogatov (1920 - 1997)
Igor Konstantinovich Skorobogatov
1920 - 1997
Martin Ferdinand Quadal (1736 - 1811)
Martin Ferdinand Quadal
1736 - 1811
Dimitri Dmitrievitch Bouchene (1898 - 1993)
Dimitri Dmitrievitch Bouchene
1898 - 1993
Ivan Pavlovich Pokhitonov (1850 - 1923)
Ivan Pavlovich Pokhitonov
1850 - 1923
Sergei Kamanin (1915 - 2002)
Sergei Kamanin
1915 - 2002
Boris Yakovlevich Ryauzov (1919 - 1994)
Boris Yakovlevich Ryauzov
1919 - 1994
Boris Georgievich Birger (1923 - 2001)
Boris Georgievich Birger
1923 - 2001
Jozef Tchaikovsky (1872 - 1947)
Jozef Tchaikovsky
1872 - 1947
Vladimir Efimovich Tsigal' (1917 - 2013)
Vladimir Efimovich Tsigal'
1917 - 2013

Creators Realism

Rudolf Anton Guba (1884 - 1950)
Rudolf Anton Guba
1884 - 1950
Adolf Joseph Grass (1841 - 1926)
Adolf Joseph Grass
1841 - 1926
Anna Georgievna Staritsky (1908 - 1981)
Anna Georgievna Staritsky
1908 - 1981
Rudolf Koller (1828 - 1905)
Rudolf Koller
1828 - 1905
Johann Jakob Wetzel (1781 - 1834)
Johann Jakob Wetzel
1781 - 1834
Christian Georg Schütz I (1718 - 1791)
Christian Georg Schütz I
1718 - 1791
Kuzma Petrov-Vodkin (1878 - 1939)
Kuzma Petrov-Vodkin
1878 - 1939
Karl Hoff (1838 - 1890)
Karl Hoff
1838 - 1890
Theodor Christoph Schüz (1830 - 1900)
Theodor Christoph Schüz
1830 - 1900
Halfdan Strøm (1863 - 1949)
Halfdan Strøm
1863 - 1949
Muirhead Bone (1876 - 1953)
Muirhead Bone
1876 - 1953
Lorenz Frölich (1820 - 1908)
Lorenz Frölich
1820 - 1908
Richard Ansdell (1815 - 1885)
Richard Ansdell
1815 - 1885
Gustave Courbet (1819 - 1877)
Gustave Courbet
1819 - 1877
Noel-Dieudonné Finart (1797 - 1852)
Noel-Dieudonné Finart
1797 - 1852
Pelagio Palagi (1775 - 1860)
Pelagio Palagi
1775 - 1860