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Brulloff Karl (1799 - 1852)  Portrait of the Artist Sylvester Shchedrin [ ..]  Watercolour on paper, 1824.  93x46   The Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia
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Title: Portrait of the Artist Shchedrin
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Brulloff Karl (1799 - 1852)
Portrait of the Artist Sylvester Shchedrin [ ..]
Watercolour on paper, 1824.
93x46
The Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia

Sylvester Shchedrin was born in 1792 in St. Petersburg into the family of a famous sculptor Pheodosiy Shchedrin (1751-1825). His uncle, Semion Shchedrin, a landscape painter, was considered to be the founder of the Russian landscape genre. In 1800, Sylvester Shchedrin entered the Academy of Arts in St. Petersburg, in which he specialized in landscape. He graduated with honors and a gold medal, which gave him the right for studies abroad. But he had to wait with his postgraduate studies because of the wars with Napoleon (Napoleon's invasion of Russia started in 1812). Sylvester left for Italy only in 1818.
In Italy, he studied the works of great masters of the past, worked much himself. The biggest achievement of that period is New Rome. The Castle of the Holy Angel (1823). It was a great success and was imitated much. Sylvester himself was commissioned for 8-10 copies of the picture, though he never copied it, but drew different variants changing time, angle of view, details. His pension came to an end in 1823, but he decided to stay in Italy as a freelance painter. His works of the time were already so popular that he had many commissions to support himself. He lived in Rome and Naples, working much out-of-doors, drawing nature, bays and cliffs, views of small towns and fishermen villages. View of Sorrento (1826), A Terrace on a Seashore. A Small Town of Capuccini near Sorrento (1827), A Porch Twined with Vines (1828), Terrace on the Seashore (1828) are the examples of his work. He liked to draw terraces in vines with a view of the sea. In 1825-1828, he drew a lot of terraces, which were a great success. For him they embodied the idea of harmony between the lives of people, and nature. At the end of the 1820s, Sylvester Shchedrin started to draw nighttime landscapes full of an uneasy, anxious mood. His sickening might be the reason. After his early death in 1830, his friends tried to bring Shchedrins pictures home, to Russia, but failed. Most of his pictures are in private collections all over the world.

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