Sylvester Shchedrin – Russian landscape painter.
New Rome. Castel Sant’Angelo (1823).
|Type||Pictorial Post card|
|Artist||Sylvester Feodosiyevich Shchedrin (13 February 1791 – 8 November 1830) was a Russian landscape painter.
Shchedrin influenced not only Russian art but Italian art as well. He was one of the founders of the so-called Posillipo school. Many of his works are in Italian museums while some were returned to Russia. Shchedrin’s letters full of important artistic observations were published as a book (Shchedrin Letters from Italy) in 1932 and reprinted in 1978.
|Approx. Size||5.8X4.1 inches (15X10.5 cm)|
|Published by||IZOGIZ Publisher, Moscow, 1958|