Pavel Varfolomeevich Kuznetsov
Pavel Kuznetsov, USSR Artist.
Kuznetsov, Pavel was born on November 17, 1878 in Saratov.
Studied at the Saratov Society for the Encouragement of the Arts, 1892-1896, under V.Konovalov and S.Barakki, then at the Moscow School of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture, 1897-1904, under Konstantin Korovin and Valentin Serov.
Landscape and still-life painter. One of the organizers of the Golubaia Roza (Blue Rose) exhibition, 1907. Member of the Mir Iskusstva, and the Chetyre Iskusstva groups.
Taught art, 1917-1937 and 1945-1948 at the VKHUTEMAS-VKHUTEIN. Influenced in the 1900s by the V. Borisov-Musatov style. At that time, travelled widely in Russia, especially in Central Asia (Kirghizia). Exhibitions from 1899 with the Mir Iskusstva, the Blue Rose and the Four Arts.
Personal exhibitions, with Elena Bebutova, in Moscow, 1923, 1929, 1956-1957.