Aleksandr Mikhailovich Gerasimov
Aleksandr Gerasimov, USSR Artist.
Gerasimov, Aleksandr was born in 1881 in Kozlov (now Michurinsk).
Pupil of Valentin Serov and Konstantin Korovin.
Portrait, landscape and historical painter, illustrator and stage designer. First studied privately with the artist S. Krivolutskii in Kozlov, then at the Moscow School of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture, 1903-1910, as a painter then as an architect 1910-1915, under Leonid Pasternak, A. Korin and A. Arkhipov. Important exhibitions: the Association of Independent Artists, 1909-1910, TPKHV, 1913-1915, AKHRR, 8th Exhibition, Moscow, 1926.
Also: Moscow, 1927-1928, Leningrad, 1932, Moscow, 1933 and 1938 and 1938-1939, 1942-1943. Personal exhibitions: Moscow, 1935-1936, Michurinsk, 1950, India-Egypt, January-March 1954 and Moscow 1954 and 1956, Leningrad 1956-1957.