“Amalfi in Sylvester Shchedrin's Work: Towards the History and Philosophy of the Russian Landscape” Lecture by Olga Zhukova
On October 3, there was the lecture by O.A. Zhukova, deputy head of the IL for the Study of Russian and European Dialogue, Professor at the School of Philosophy of the Higher School of Economics, “Amalfi in Sylvester Shchedrin's Work: Towards the History and Philosophy of the Russian Landscape".
Professor Zhulova told about the Amalfi period of Silvester F. Shchedrin's work (1791-1830). the artist was a graduate of the Academy of Fine Arts (Saint-Petersburg).
Using the Italian studies (sketches) of the artist, his images of Amalfi, the aesthetic and cultural aspects of formation of the Russian school of landscape painting were shown, which felt the fruitful influence of Italy, its culture, artistic heritage and natural beauty.
You can watch the Lecture here (in Russian).