Leonard Victorovich Turzhansky
Born in Yekaterinburg in 1875. Died in Moscow in 1945. Turzhansky began to study painting in his native Yekaterinburg, then studied in St. Petersburg for a time, and after that transferred to Moscow. V.A. Serov and K.A. Korovin became his teachers at the Moscow School of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture. At the start of the 1900s, Turzhansky began to exhibit his works, in which the traditions of Russian realistic landscape painting of the second half of the 19th century were combined with the style of the new generation of Moscow painters. In 1910, the artist became a member of the Union of Russian Artists, and in 1911, a member of the Association of Traveling Art Exhibitions. Landscape was Turzhansky’s favorite genre. He often painted scenes of the Ural Mountains, the Moscow suburbs and the western outlying areas of the country, occasionally introducing elements of the animal genre in his landscapes. In the years after the revolution, there was hardly any change in the creative work of Turzhansky.
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Courtesy of the State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow
Works by this artist