23 de febrero de 2015

JULIUS KLEVER


















Biography:
Julius Klever.- Painted romantic landscapes in Estonia and the Gulf of Finland (1875-1900) and taught at the School of Drawing of the Society for the Encouragement of the Arts (1902). Suffered a mental breakdown after being drawn into a scandal involving gambling and embezzlement at the Imperial Academy of Arts (1890s). Forced to abandon painting and went to Germany to rest (1908-15). Returned to Petrograd, where he taught at the Imperial Academy of Arts and the Vera Mukhina School of Art and Industry (1915-24). Died in Leningrad and buried at the Smolensk Cemetery (1924).



















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