Franz Roubaud

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Franz Roubaud
Born Franz Alekseyevich Roubaud
(1856-06-15)15 June 1856
Odessa, Ukraine
Died 13 March 1928(1928-03-13) (aged 71)
Munich, Germany
Nationality Russian
Notable work(s) panoramic painting

Franz Alekseyevich Roubaud was a Russian painter who created some of the largest and best known panoramic paintings.

Roubaud was born on 15 June 1856 in Odessa and attended art school there. In 1877, he went to Munich and studied at the Munich Academy. He then settled in Saint Petersburg, working in the Imperial Academy of Arts and painting huge panoramas of historical battles. During this time he painted:

Roubaud's works were so large that they required pavilions specially built to exhibit them.

In 1913, Roubaud left Russia for Munich, where he died on 13 March 1928.

Details: Sevastopol Panorama[edit]

Franz Roubaud Panorama «Siege of Sevastopol (1854–1855)»

Details: Battle of Borodino Panorama[edit]

Franz Roubaud Panorama «Battle of Borodino»

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Live Bridge - A Scene from the Russo-Persian War". Museum Syndicate. Retrieved 19 June 2012.