Viktor Alexandrovich Hartmann (Russian: Виктор Александрович Гартман; 5 May 1834, St Petersburg - 4 August 1873, Kireyevo near Moscow) was a Russian architect and painter of Volga German ancestry. Russian ( transliteration:,) is the most geographically widespread language of Eurasia, the most widely spoken of the Slavic languages Events 553 - The Second Council of Constantinople begins 1215 - Rebel Barons renounce their allegiance to King John Year 1834 ( MDCCCXXXIV) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian Calendar (or a Common Saint Petersburg ( tr: Sankt-Peterburg,) is a city and a federal subject of Russia located on the Neva River Events 70 - The Destruction of the Second Temple in Jerusalem by the Romans. Year 1873 ( MDCCCLXXIII) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common Moscow (Москва́ romanised: Moskvá, IPA: see also other names) is the Capital and the largest city of Russia (Россия Rossiya) or the Russian Federation ( Rossiyskaya Federatsiya) is a transcontinental Country extending An architect is a licensed individual who leads a design team in the Planning and Design of buildings and participates in oversight of Building Construction Painting (pān'tīng in Art, is the practice of applying Color to a Surface (support base such as e The Volga Germans (Wolgadeutsche or Russlanddeutsche) were Ethnic Germans living along the Volga River in the region of southern European Russia He was associated with the Abramtsevo Colony and Russian Revival. Abramtsevo is an estate located north of Moscow, in the proximity of Khotkovo, that became a center for the Slavophile movement and artistic activity The Russian Revival style (Псевдорусский неорусский стиль is the generic term for a number of different movements within Russian architecture
Hartmann was orphaned at a young age and grew up in St Petersburg in the house of his uncle, who was a well-known architect. He studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in St Petersburg and at first started working by illustrating books. The Russian Academy of Arts, informally known as the St Petersburg Academy of Arts, was opened by Count Ivan Shuvalov under the name Academy
He also worked as an architect and sketched, among other things, the the monument to the thousandth anniversary of Russia in Novgorod, which was inaugurated in 1862. The Millennium of Russia is a famous bronze monument in the Kremlin of Novgorod, Russia. Veliky Novgorod (Вели́кий Но́вгород is the foremost historic city of North-Western Russia and the administrative center of Novgorod He made most of his water colors and pencil drawings on journeys abroad in the years 1864 to 1868. Together with Ivan Ropet, Hartmann was one of the first artists to include traditional Russian motifs in his work. Ivan Petrovich Ropet (pseudonym of Ivan Nikolaevich Petrov, 1845&ndash1908 was an architect widely regarded as the originator of the Russian Revival in architecture
Since Vladimir Stasov had introduced him to the circle of Mily Balakirev in 1870, he had been a close friend of the composer Modest Mussorgsky. Vladimir Vasilievich Stasov (Russian Владимир Васильевич Стасов January 14 1824 &ndash October 24 1906) son of Mily Alexeyevich Balakirev ( Милий Алексеевич Балакирев, Milij Alekseevič Balakirev) ( 2 January 1837 Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky (Моде́ст Петро́вич Му́соргский Modest Petrovič Musorgskij) ( March 21 March 9 1839 &ndash March Following Hartmann's early death from an aneurysm at the age of only 39, an exhibition of over 400 of his paintings was displayed in the Academy of Fine Arts in St Petersburg, in February and March 1874. An aneurysm (or aneurism) is a localized blood-filled dilation (balloon-like bulge of a blood vessel caused by disease or weakening of the vessel wall Year 1874 ( MDCCCLXXIV) was a Common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common This inspired Mussorgsky to compose his suite Pictures at an Exhibition. Pictures at an Exhibition (Картинки с выставки &ndash Воспоминание о Викторе Гартмане Kartinki s vystavki &ndash Vospominaniye Most of this collection of underlying works is now lost.
Sketch for the Ballet 'Trilby'
The Rich Jew
The Poor Jew
The Paris Catacombs
Plan for a City Gate in Kiev
Extant Savva Mamontov printshop, Leontyevsky Lane, Moscow