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Savitsky, Konstantin Apollonovich ( 1844 - !905), an artist

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SAVITSKY, Konstantin Apollonivich (1844–1905), an artist. He graduated from the St.Petersburg Imperial Academy of Arts (1871). He trained painting in Paris up to 1874. In 1872 he became a member and one of the most active workers of the Circle of Itinerants (Association of mobile art exhibitions - Peredvizhniki). His best works are genre paintings depicting everyday life of ordinary people: “Remonthye Raboty na Zheleznoy Doroge” (“Railway Road Repair Works”) (1874), “Pogoreltsy” (“Homeless Victims of a Fire”), “Temnye Liudy” (“The Ignorant”)(1882), “Na Voiny” (“To War”)(1880-88), “Spor na Mezhe” (“Argument on the Land Boundary”)(1897). Savitsky was a full member of the Imperial Academy of Arts (since 1895), academician of painting (since 1897). In 1891 he moved to Moscow, he worked as a teacher at Moscow College of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture and then at Penza City Arts College (since 1897 – a head teacher). Among his students one can find his son – G.K. Savitsky, K.F. Yuon. Since 1862 he started to visit St.Petersburg suburbs – the Karelian Isthmus, Toksovo Village for work and recreation. Several times Savitsky visited Luga Town suburbs: Domkino estate owned by an astronomer S.P. Glazenap; Kalganovka Village near Serebryanka Railway Station. Summer 1872 he spent with I.N. Kramskoy and I.I. Shishkin in Ilzho estate.

Kruzhnov, Yuri Nikolayevich

Glazenap, Sergey Pavlovich
Kramskoi, Ivan Nikolayevich
Savitsky, Georgy Konstantinovich
Savitsky, Konstantin Apollonivich
Shishkin, Ivan Ivanovich
Yuon, Konstantin Fyodorovich

Historical Toponyms/Kalganovka, village
Topographical landmarks/Karelian Isthmus, the
Leningrad Oblast, the/Luga District/Luga Town
Leningrad Oblast, the/Luga District/Serebryanka, railway station
Leningrad Oblast, the/Vsevolozhsk District/Toksovo Urban Settlement

Левенфиш Е. Г. К. А. Савицкий. 1844-1905, Л.-М., 1959
Громов В.И., Файнштейн Л.А. Памятные места Ленинградской области. Л., 1959., 186

Subject Index
Domkino, a country estate
Ilzho, a country estate