Andrei Petrovich Sapozhnikov
In 1844 he was appointed “chief mentor-observer of drawing and drawing” in military schools.
One of the first he was engaged in the use of electroforming to make copies from engraved boards. Together with F.I. Pryanishnikov, he published the Old Testament in 86 essays from Agin’s drawings engraved by K. Afanasyev (1846) and Suits of All Nations in Lithographic Drawings.
Since the founding of the Society for the Encouragement of Artists has been its treasurer; he was entrusted with the supervision of the pensioners of this institution.
” Prometheus , chained to a rock and tormented by an eagle” (1830) – in the academic museum;
“Bacchanalia” – in F.I. Pryanishnikov;
a copy of the painting “The Battle of Poltava” – in the engineering department.
From his etching works are known:
Griffing; a large board in the middle with a well-finished head of a goddess in a helmet;
53 pictures engraved almost with a sketch, strong vodka; with them a book with the text of Dahl : “The Adventures of Christiane Hristianovich Violdamura.” The writing of V. Lugansky;
Atlas of zoology, 52 pictures. (SPb. 1847);
92 contour pictures to Krylov’s fables. (SPb .: Ed. Smirdin, 1834);
14 lithographed sheets for Olenin’s brochure: “An experience about clothes, weapons, morals, customs, and the degree of enlightenment of the Slavs from the time of Trajan and the Russian princes to the Tatar invasion. Period one. Lithographed from the paintings of F. G. Solntsev ;
Engraving essay, amazon woman, in growth; behind his quiver, in his right hand ax, on which the figure rests.