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Nikolai Petrovich Bogdanov-Bel'skii

Nikolai Bogdanov-Bel'skii, USSR Artist.

Background

  • Bogdanov-Bel'skii, Nikolai was born on December 20, 1868 in the village of Shopotovo, Smolensk Gouvernement.

  • Education

    • Studied at the Troitse-Sergieva Lavra art school and the Moscow School of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture, 1884-1889, under E.Sorokin, V.Makovskii, V.Polenov, and I.Prianishnikov, also studied at the Higher Art School of the Petersburg Academy of Arts in the 1890s under I.Repin.

    Career

    • Genre and portrait painter. After the October Revolution 1917, emigrated to Latvia, 1921. Exhibitions: MOLKH, 1889, 1894-1895, 1898.

      TPKHV, 1890-1892-94 and 1918. AllRussian Exhibition, Nizhnii Novgorod, 1896.
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    Died 1945
    (aged 76)
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