Born in the village of Pomeranye in the Novgord province in 1824. Died in Paris in 1896. Bogoliubov was a landscape and seascape painter. He served in the Baltic fleet (1841–1850), and studied at the St. Petersburg Academy of Arts (1850–1853). Upon completion of his studies, he was appointed artist of the Central Marine Headquarters. He fell under the influence of I.K. Aivazovsky. Having two professions, he called himself “a seaman-artist.” From 1872, he lived mainly in Rome and Paris. Bogoliubov’s studio in Paris was the center of the Russian art colony in the 1870s. I.Ye. Repin, V.D. Polenov, I.N. Kramskoy and V.M. Vasnetsov worked there. In 1885, Bogoliubov founded an art museum in Saratov. In Bogoliubov’s work, the perspective and panoramic landscape exists parallel to the chamber landscape of the plein air type.

The Neva Estuary - 1872, oil on canvas, State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow
The Kremlin Illuminated - 1883, oil on canvas, Omsk Regional Museum of Fine Arts named after M. A. Vrubel
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