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Konstantin Fyodorovich Bogaevsky

Konstantin Fyodorovich Bogaevsky (Russian: Константин Фёдорович Богаевский), a Russian painter renowned for his Symbolist landscapes, was a significant figure in the art world between the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Born in Feodosia, Crimea, to an old Italian-German family, Bogaevsky's initial art education came from Ivan Aivazovsky. His formative years were spent at the Imperial Academy of Arts under Arkhip Kuindzhi, where despite facing criticism and temporary expulsion for "lack of talent," Kuindzhi's protection and faith in his abilities paved the way for Bogaevsky's future successes.

Bogaevsky's travels to Italy and France in 1898 introduced him to the works of Claude Lorrain, who Bogaevsky considered his true mentor. This experience, coupled with a later discovery of Andrea Mantegna's paintings in 1911, significantly influenced his work. His artistry is noted for its dream-like symbolist landscapes, often of an imaginary land known among his circle as "Bogaevia." Maximilian Voloshin's essays, titled "Konstantin Bogaevsky," played a crucial role in popularizing Bogaevsky's work, drawing parallels between him and Nicholas Roerich.

Throughout his career, Bogaevsky was affiliated with several art groups, including Mir iskusstva, Union of Russian Artists, and Zhar-Tsvet. His exhibitions, notably the 1906 Exposition de l'Art Russe organized by Sergei Diaghilev, highlighted his unique blend of Symbolism and later influences from Renaissance masters like Mantegna, Dürer, and Altdorfer. Despite the October Revolution driving him into relative obscurity, Bogaevsky's legacy as a master of Symbolist landscapes endures, with works like the 1932 "Port of an Imaginable City" still celebrated for their artistic value.

Bogaevsky's works are represented in major museums, including the Tretyakov Gallery, Russian Museum, and Feodosia Art Gallery. His death in Feodosia during a Soviet air raid in 1943 left behind a legacy enriched by his exploration of historical landscapes and symbolist vistas, immortalizing him as a visionary of his time​.

For collectors and experts in art and antiques, Bogaevsky's oeuvre offers a fascinating journey into the melding of historical reverence and symbolist imagination. His works, steeped in the influences of European masters and his unique vision of an imaginary land, continue to captivate and inspire. To stay updated on exhibitions and auction events featuring Konstantin Fyodorovich Bogaevsky's work, signing up for updates is highly recommended. This subscription will ensure you are always informed about new sales and the opportunity to own a piece of this historical and symbolist art legacy.

 
Date and place of birt:12 january 1872, Feodosia, Russian Empire
Date and place of death:17 february 1943, Feodosia, USSR
Nationality:Russia, Ukraine, USSR, Russian Empire
Period of activity: XIX, XX century
Specialization:Artist, Landscape painter, Painter
Art school / group:Cimmerian school, Mir iskusstva, Новое общество художников, Общество художников имени Куинджи
Genre:History painting, Landscape painting, Mythological painting
Art style:Academism, Symbolism

Creators Russia

Nikolai Vasilyevich Tomsky (1900 - 1984)
Nikolai Vasilyevich Tomsky
1900 - 1984
Yakov Aleksandrovich Tugendkhold (Tugendhold) (1882 - 1928)
Yakov Aleksandrovich Tugendkhold (Tugendhold)
1882 - 1928
Bartolomeo Karlo Rastrelli (1675 - 1744)
Bartolomeo Karlo Rastrelli
1675 - 1744
Victor Efimovich Tsigal (1916 - 2005)
Victor Efimovich Tsigal
1916 - 2005
Valentina Georgievna Kuznetsova (1949)
Valentina Georgievna Kuznetsova
1949
Alexander Georgievich Zakovryashin (1899 - 1945)
Alexander Georgievich Zakovryashin
1899 - 1945
Alexander Alexandrovich Smolin (1927 - 1994)
Alexander Alexandrovich Smolin
1927 - 1994
Jean-Laurent Mosnier (1743 - 1808)
Jean-Laurent Mosnier
1743 - 1808
Ivan Fyodorovich Seleznyov (1856 - 1936)
Ivan Fyodorovich Seleznyov
1856 - 1936
Meer Moiseevich Akselrod (1902 - 1970)
Meer Moiseevich Akselrod
1902 - 1970
Lyudmila Davidovna Burliuk-Kuznetsova (1885 - 1968)
Lyudmila Davidovna Burliuk-Kuznetsova
1885 - 1968
Aleksandr Yakovlevich Golovin (1863 - 1930)
Aleksandr Yakovlevich Golovin
1863 - 1930
Alexander Sergeyevich Gushchin (1902 - 1950)
Alexander Sergeyevich Gushchin
1902 - 1950
Alexander Nikolayevich Stepanov (1861 - 1911)
Alexander Nikolayevich Stepanov
1861 - 1911
Pyotr Filippovich Alberti (1913 - 1994)
Pyotr Filippovich Alberti
1913 - 1994
Ekaterina Sergeevna Zernova (1900 - 1995)
Ekaterina Sergeevna Zernova
1900 - 1995

Creators Academism

Georges Lacombe (1868 - 1916)
Georges Lacombe
1868 - 1916
Otto Ulmer (1904 - 1973)
Otto Ulmer
1904 - 1973
Ludwig von Hofmann (1861 - 1945)
Ludwig von Hofmann
1861 - 1945
Władysław Podkowiński (1866 - 1895)
Władysław Podkowiński
1866 - 1895
Carl Friedrich Deiker (1836 - 1892)
Carl Friedrich Deiker
1836 - 1892
Jules Joseph Lefebvre (1836 - 1911)
Jules Joseph Lefebvre
1836 - 1911
Richard Moinen (1856 - 1906)
Richard Moinen
1856 - 1906
Alice Pike Barney (1857 - 1931)
Alice Pike Barney
1857 - 1931
Giuseppe Cominetti (1882 - 1930)
Giuseppe Cominetti
1882 - 1930
Bogdan Pavlovich Willewalde (1819 - 1903)
Bogdan Pavlovich Willewalde
1819 - 1903
Leon Brunin (1861 - 1949)
Leon Brunin
1861 - 1949
Jeanne Selmersheim-Desgrange (1877 - 1958)
Jeanne Selmersheim-Desgrange
1877 - 1958
Lodovico Pogliaghi (1857 - 1950)
Lodovico Pogliaghi
1857 - 1950
Charles Courtney Curran (1861 - 1942)
Charles Courtney Curran
1861 - 1942
Julia Wolfthorn (1864 - 1944)
Julia Wolfthorn
1864 - 1944
Viktor Mikhailovich Vasnetsov (1848 - 1926)
Viktor Mikhailovich Vasnetsov
1848 - 1926