This year marks the 140th anniversary of the birth of Petar Morozov, a famous Bulgarian painter and graphic artist who introduced to our country one of the graphic techniques - color aquatint.

A passionate lover of antiquities, the artist devotes a large part of his work to historical events, to views from majestic corners of Bulgaria, to monasteries and churches, old streets and houses, bridges and markets, some of which are owned by the National History Museum (NIM). . Apart from artistic, they also have historical value, because they have sealed the authentic image of many Bulgarian antiquities, some of which no longer exist. Petar Petrov Morozov was born in Ruse on September 6, 1880. His father, Petar Ignatov Morozov, was born in the village of Belotserkovka, not far from Kyiv, and was a participant in the Russo-Turkish War of Liberation (1877-1878).

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