Picture “The entry of a fishing vessel into a storm at Saint-Valery Harbor in Co.”, A. P. Bogolyubov
- Author: Alexey Petrovich Bogolyubov
- Museum: Russian Museum
- Year: Around 1859
Overview of the painting :
The entrance of a fishing vessel to the storm at Saint-Valery Harbor in Co. (France) is Alexey Petrovich Bogolyubov. Around 1859. Oil on canvas. 121 x 189 cm
Alexey Petrovich Bogolyubov is a brilliant master of marine and battery landscapes of the second half of the 19th century. Having received recognition from the Russian public for the completed species of St. Petersburg with the majestic embankments of the Neva, he moved to Europe, where he stayed for a long time in Rome and Paris.
There, along with I. WITH. Turgenev Bogolyubov became the head of the Russian diaspora, even organized a society to help artists who came to the French capital to study.
Bogolyubov was close to the imperial house, engaged in painting with Grand Duke Alexei Alexandrovich and future empress Maria Fedorovna, repeatedly accompanied members of the royal family on trips to Russia and Europe.
The painting “The entry of a fishing vessel into a storm at Saint-Valery Harbor in Ko” unfolds a panorama of the Mediterranean coast in front of the viewer. Sailors are trying to moor a ship carried away by the stormy predawn sea to the city pier.
Masterfully written waves driven by a strong wind, water transparency and a correctly noted variable state of the sky are given out in the Holy One of the observant. His subtle and elegant picturesque manner gives rise to admiration of the public and the desire of other artists to imitate him.