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A letter from Adolphe Charlemagne to Mikhail Zichy with sketches

    A letter from Adolphe Charlemagne to Mikhail Zichy with sketches

    Russian Empire

    1884

    Adolphe Charlemagne

    Paper; pencil

    20.5 х 26 cm

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    Letter-response of A.I. Charlemane to M.A. Zichy’s request for the correct arrangement and outfitting of the army with a description of the details of the formation and costume, during Zichy's work on the coronation album of Alexander III. Charlemagne A.I. (1826-1901) - painter of the battle and historical genre in the 19th century, academician. In 1871, he was a consultant in the imperial painting workshops while depicting military scenes for the albums of the Emperor Alexander II, in 1873 he received the title of the artist of His Imperial Majesty. Together with Zichy and other artists was a member of St. Petersburg artists’ coterie, the so-called "Fridays", organized in the late 1850s.

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