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Karl Brullov is a famous Russian painter. Born in Saint Petersburg in 1799. The artist’s father Pavel Ivanovich Brullo, it is worth noting that without the letter ” b ” at the end, since the surname brullo appeared in Russia in 1822, when, with the permission of the Emperor Alexander the First,the surname Brullo was Russified into brullo. So the artist’s father was an academician of ornamental sculpture, so most of the children, and there were seven of them in the family, had good artistic abilities.
Karl Brullov studied painting at the Academy of arts, was a student of the artist Andrey Ivanov, and received a gold medal in the class of historical painting. Continue reading