Grigorii

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Maisuradze, Georgii (Grigorii) Ivanovich

 

Born June 6 (18), 1817, in the village of Tsinandali, present-day Telavi Raion; died June 6(18), 1885, in Kutaisi. Painter; founder of the realistic school of Georgian portraiture.

Maisuradze was a serf of the poet A. G. Chavchavadze, who freed him in 1837. He studied with K. P. Briullov at the St. Petersburg Academy of Art from 1837 to 1844. In 1850 he went to live in Kutaisi, where he worked as a teacher. His paintings include portraits of A. Bagrationi (1839), I. Chichinadze(1853), and N. Abuladze (1860’s), all in the Museum of Arts of the Georgian SSR in Tbilisi.

REFERENCE

Kvasxvaze, P’. Giorgi Maisuraze. Tbilisi, 1958.
The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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