The album is devoted to the art of Yeghishe Tadevosyan – an Armenian painter of the end of the 19th and the beginning of the 20th centuries. The publication embraces precised and newly revealed data acquired in the course of research of the artist’s life and work. The majority of both illustrative and documentary materials included is published for the first time.
Yeghishe Martirosi Tadevosyan (September 24, 1870, Etchmiadzin — January 22 1936, Tbilisi) was an Armenian painer. He was awarded by the Renowned Master of Arts title by the Armenian SSR associated with the Peredvizhniki and Mir Iskusstva movements. He studied at Lazarian School, then entered the Moscow School of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture. Vasily Polenov was Tadevosyan’s teacher and friend. He participated in the drawing at Polenov’s house.