Dutch engraver, cartographer. Studied engraving under Romeyn de Hooghe (1676–79). Taught etching to Peter the Great during his Great Embassy to Holland (1697) and was invited to Russia to work on commissions and train Russian artists (1698). Headed the engraving workshop at the Moscow Armoury.
Alexander Gnilitsky (Oleksandr Gnylytsky) was born in Kharkiv in 1961. A painter and film-set designer, he lived and worked in Kiev and Munich. Gnilitsky died in Kiev in 2009.
Alexander Gnilitsky worked in diverse media and
Painter, graphic artist, theatrical designer, writer on art. Born in Kiev (1878) to sugar refinery manager Severin Malevich (1845–1902) and his wife Lyudviga (1858–1942). Grew up in the villages of Parkhomovka (Kiev Province)
Directed by Yakov Protazanov; script by Yakov Protazanov; camera by Pyotr Yermolov; sets by Isaac Rabinovich; movie poster by Vladimir and Georgy Stenberg; starring Igor Ilinsky, Anatoly Ktorov and Olga Zhizneva.
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When Peter the Great was sixteen, his mother married him to the nineteen-year-old daughter of Illarion Lopukhin on 27 January 1689. Although her name was actually Praskovia Illarionovna, Peter’s mother thought that Eudoxia