200th Anniversary of the Birth of K.P.Bryullov

200th Anniversary of the Birth of K.P.Bryullov

200th Anniversary of the Birth of K.P.Bryullov

Series: Outstanding Personalities of Russia

Catalogue Number: 5110-0032

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Date of issue: 16.12.1999
Denomination: 2 rubles
Currency: ruble
Metal, finenes: silver, 925/1000
Total weight, G: 15.55
Diameter, mm: 33,00 (0,20)
Thickness, mm: 2,40 (0,20)
Mintage, pcs: 3000
Proof: Proof

The obverse: in the center the Emblem of the Bank of Russia (the two headed eagle designed by I.Bilibin, lower the semicircular inscription Ȼ (BANK OF RUSSIA) framed by a circle of dots and inscriptions along the rim:at the top ߻ (TWO RUBLES), at the bottom 1999, the letters to the left indicate the metal sign and the fineness,to the right the fine metal content and the mint trade mark.

The reverse: the portrait of K.P.Bryullov painted by the artist V.A.Tropinin against the background of mountain contours, at the bottom a palette with the dates in two lines 1799 1852. The inscription to the left at the top along the rim: ..» (K.P.BRYULLOV).

The artist: A.V.Baklanov
The sculptor: A.A.Dolgopolova
St.Petersburg Mint (.
The edge:195 corrugations

Karl Pavlovich Bryullov (b.December 12 [December 23 New Style] 1799 d.June 11 [June 22, 1852 ]) Russian painter and graphic artist. His creative work infused a spirit of romanticism and vitality into the painting of Russian classicism.The Bryullov's works are notable for dramatic tensity of images (Last Day of Pompeii), realistic trends, subtle psychological insight (the self portrait, portraits of A.N.Strugovschikov, N.V.Kukolnik, M.Lanchi), the affirmation of the sensible and plastic beauty of human being (Virsaviya). Karl Bryullov was a brilliant master of the smart portrait. He used to live in Italy in 1823-1835 and since 1850.

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