Recently, I discovered Alexei Savrasov's 1871 painting, "Sunset Over the Marsh," and it has quickly become a favorite of mine. Today, we'll take a look at Savrasov who, despite being the "father of Russian landscape painting," is not very well-known in the U.S.
1. In 1838, at the tender age of 8, Alexei Savrasov enrolled at the Moscow School of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture, where he immediately began to specialize in landscape painting. Just four years into his studies, the report of the... READ ON