Konstantin Vysotsky

Konstantin Vysotsky

Konstantin Vysotsky (1864 Moscow - 1938 Riga) - painter, graph designer, illustrator.

K.Vysotsky was  one of the outstanding Russian artists of animalist genre, landsscpe painter. He took an active part un the artistic exibitions at the end of the 19-th and the beginning of the 20-th centuries. K.Vysotsky created historical and genre pictures. But he gave preference to the animal world and  depicted the  wildlife  in the natural habitat. In addition he illustrated magazines, the works of the famous Russian poets and writers. After the revolution in the 1920 - 30-ies K.Vysotsky lived in Riga and devoted his creative activities to the animalist genre. He arranged personal exhibitions in Riga (1925, 1938), Kaunas (1933)  and took part in the exhibitions of Russian artists. He died in Riga and hid pictures are exhibited in the museums of Latvia.

 

 

 

Konstantin Vysotski. Self portrait.

Н.Лапидус. Константин Семенович Высотский (1867-1938). - В сб. Покровское кладбище. Слава и забвение. - Рига, 2004

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