Сегодня родился Воробьёв Максим Никифорович
On August 17, 1787 Vorobyyov Maxim Nikiforovich was born. This is the Russian painter who was the mentor of the whole generation of the Russian landscape writers. Vorobyov takes an important place in the history of the Russian painting as romantic peyzazhist. The most known pictures of Vorobyyov are in palaces, in a manor of Fall Benkendorf's column and in the few private collections. There is "a Side-altar of Golgotha" in the Hermitage.