Konstantin Yegorovich Makovsky

1839-1915 Russia-Realism

 

Brief Biography-Konstantin Yegorovich Makovsky was born in Moscow. He was a founding member of the Society of Travelling Art Exhibitions which was a group of realist artists. They formed in protest about the conservative teachings of the Imperial Academy of Arts and were steered by Ivan Kramskoi. His father Yegor, along with his two brothers Vladimir and Nikolay were also artists. He painted genre scenes, history scenes and portraits. He married three times and based himself in Paris for most of his life. His travels took him to the Middle East and North Africa. He was killed by in Petrograd when his carriage was hit by a tram n 1915.

 

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children running from
a thunderstorm

children running from a thunderstorm


happy arcadia

happy arcadia

proclamation of
kuzma minin

proclamation of kuzma minin

the bulgarian
martyresses

the bulgarian martyresses

the funeral of a
child in the village

the funeral of a child in the village


the kissing custom

the kissing custom


the muse of poesie

the muse of poesie

the russian
bride's attire

the russian bride's attirethe russian bride's attire

a young girl with a
white cloth cap

a young girl with a white cloth cap and chrysanthemum in her hair


a young lady

 a young lady


after the bazaar

after the bazaar

agents of the
false dmitry

agents of the false dmitry kill the son of boris godunov


alexander the second

alexander the second

alexander two
of russia

alexander two of russia


alexandra feodorovna

alexandra feodorovna


allegorical scene

allegorical scene

arab boy with
an orange

arab boy with an orange

beauty preparing
to bathe

beauty preparing to bathe


birth of aphrodite

birth of aphrodite


blind

blind

boyar's wedding
feast

boyar's wedding feast

boyaryshnya in
a window

boyaryshnya in a window

charon carries the
souls of the dead

charon carries the souls of the dead across the river styx


children of the artist

children of the artist


coachman

coachman

countess maria m
volkonskaya

countess maria mikhailovna volkonskaya


cupid gardeners

cupid gardeners

e makovsky the
artist's father

e makovsky the artist's father

fair booths on
admiralty square

fair booths on admiralty square saint petersburg


family portrait

family portrait


girl dressed as flora

girl dressed as flora


golovka head portrait

golovka head portrait


gypsy lady

gypsy lady

household
conversation

household conversation

meeting of isaac
and eleazar

meeting of isaac and eleazar


mermaids

mermaids


musketeer

musketeer


nikolay nekrasov

nikolay nekrasov


ophelia

ophelia

peasant children
at rest

peasant children at rest

peasant woman
during harvest break

peasant woman during harvest break


petersburg patio

petersburg patio


portrait of a man

portrait of a man


portrait of a woman

portrait of a woman

portrait of artist
alexander popov

portrait of artist alexander popov


portrait of his wife

portrait of his wife


portrait of lady

portrait of lady

portrait of son
in sailor suit

portrait of son in sailor suit


portrait of the boy

portrait of the boy


reclining model

reclining model


russian beauty

russian beauty


satyr and nymph

satyr and nymph


self portrait

self portrait


sewer

 sewer


tamara and demon

tamara and demon

the girl in the
headdress

the girl in the headdress


the lady

the lady

the square near the
congress ivanovo

the square near the congress ivanovo nizhny novgorod kremlin


the toilet of venus

the toilet of venus

ukrainian peasant
woman

ukrainian peasant woman

vladimir makovsky
in childhood

vladimir makovsky in childhood


volkov's family

volkov's family

woman in black
stockins

woman in black stockins


zaporozhian cossack

zaporozhian cossack