Andrei Redkovsky

Born: 1831, Smolensk
Died: 1909, St Petersburg

Painter, draughtsman, teacher. Born in the family of Alexei Redkovsky in Smolensk (1831). Studied at the Stroganov School of Art and Industry in Moscow (1852–54) and the Imperial Academy of Arts (1854–59). Awarded the titles of non-class artist (1859) and first-class artist (1868). Contributed to the Views of the Yussupov Palace on the River Moika in St Petersburg album (1866). Taught drawing at the Seventh Grammar School (from 1867) and the Gurevich School in St Petersburg (from 1886). Honorary fellow of the Imperial Academy of Arts (1885), academician. Spent his summers in the south of Russia, visiting the Crimea, Caucasus and Ukraine. Painted watercolour landscapes, urbanscapes, genre scenes, interiors and still-lifes. Died in St Petersburg and buried at the St Alexander Nevsky Monastery (1909). Contributed to the exhibitions of the Society of Russian Watercolourists.

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