Gabriel Scorodomoff

Gabriel Ivanovich Scorodomoff (Russian: Гавриил Иванович Скородумов; 12 March 1755[2] – 12 July 1797)[3] was a Russian engraver in London known for his work for Robert Sayer (1725-94).[4][5][3]

Gabriel Scorodomoff
Гавриил Иванович Скородумов
Gavriil Skorodumov Selfportrait.jpg
Self portrait. Watercolor (about 1785)
Born(1755-03-12)March 12, 1755
DiedJuly 12, 1792(1792-07-12) (aged 37)
EducationMember Academy of Arts (1785)[1]
Alma materImperial Academy of Arts (1773)[1]
Known forEngraving
Awards(1772)[1]
A Sultana by Philippe Jacques de Loutherbourg engraved by Gabriel Scorodomoff. Printed for R. Sayer & J. Bennett, London, 1777.

BiographyEdit

Scorodomoff was born in Saint Petersburg. He was accepted into the Imperial Academy of Arts (1764), where he was simultaneously engaged in painting and engraving. He graduated from the Academy of Arts with a large gold medal (1772) and the right to leave the pensioner abroad. Scorodomoff was a pupil of Francesco Bartolozzi.

Scorodomoff died in Saint Petersburg in 1792.[5]

WorksEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Directory of the Imperial Academy of Arts 1915, p. 439.
  2. ^ A Sultana. Victoria & Albert Museum. Retrieved 11 February 2016.
  3. ^ a b "Kauffman and the print market in eighteenth-century England" by David Alexander in Wendy Wassyng Roworth (Ed.) (1992) Angelica Kauffman: A continental artist in Georgian England. London: Reaktion Books. p. 157. ISBN 0948462418
  4. ^ Alexander, p. 142.
  5. ^ a b Gabriel Scorodomoff. Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. Retrieved 11 February 2016.
  6. ^ a b c d e f g h i by the original of Angelica Kauffman
  7. ^ by the original of Benjamin West
  8. ^ by the original of Dirck van Baburen
  9. ^ by the original of Guido Reni
  10. ^ by the original of Carlo Maratta

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External linksEdit

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