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Unformatted text preview: overnight one of the best known painters of his time (RussianPaintings.neti), and a dictator in Russian Art (Lord 214). Soon after finishing The Last Day of Pompeii, [Briullov] returned to Russia, where he was joyously received. While teaching at the Academy (1836-1848), he continued his own artistic efforts, but was unable to produce a work comparable to his masterpiece" (RussianPaintings.net). His realistic portraits, combining a neoclassical simplicity with a romantic tendency that fused well, are more successful. A transitional figure between Russian neoclassicism and romanticism, [Briullov] may be considered the first Russian artist of international fame...
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This note was uploaded on 11/05/2011 for the course ARH ARH2000 taught by Professor Karenroberts during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.
- Fall '10