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Aleksandr Mikhailovich Opekushin

Aleksandr Opekushin, USSR Sculptor, academician.

Background

  • Opekushin, Aleksandr was born in 1840.

  • Education

    • Pupil of the academician D. Iensen. Studied at the Petersburg Academy of Arts.

    Career

    • In 1862, awarded the Academy’s silver medal. In 1870, received the title of Class Artist. In 1872, academician.

      Exhibitions: the Academy of Arts, 1862, 1869, 1870, 1884. All-Russian Exhibition, Moscow, 1882. Took part in the competition for the Aleksandr Pushkin memorial project, 1875.
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    Born 1840
    Died 1923
    (aged 82)
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