Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Gevorg Bashinjagyan (1857-1920)

In the nineteenth century, the tradition contiuned of Armenian painters travelling to Europe or Russia to study in Fine Arts Academies.The late nineteenth-century Armenian painter Gevorg Bashinjagyan left Signakhi, Georgia, to pursue art in Saint Petersburg. 

Gevork Bashinjaghian developed the painting of landscapes with his calm, serene views.

He graduated from the Academy in Saint Petersburg, with a silver medal (awarded for his film "Birch Grove"), which gave him the right to receive scholarships to travel to Europe ( In 1884 - Italy and Switzerland ). Then the rest of his life he lived in Tiflis, leaving out in different areas of the Caucasus.

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