Martiros Sergeevich Sar'ian
Martiros Sar'ian, USSR Artist.
Sar'ian, Martiros was born on February 28, 1880 in Nakhichevan’-na-Donu(now Rostov-on-Don).
Studied at the Moscow School of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture, 1897-1903, under Leonid Pasternak, A.Korin, N.Kasatkin, A.Arkhipov and A.Vasnetsov. Pupil of K. Korovin and V. Vasnetsov, 1903-1905.
Landscape, stilllife and portrait painter. Also stage designer. Exhibitions: Blue Rose, 1907, Zolotoe Runo, 1908-1909, Union of Russian Artists, 1910-1912, and from 1925, regularly in Azerbaidzhan and Armenia. Visited Turkey, Egypt and Iran, 1910-1913.
Illustrated Armenian fairy-tales, 1933. Lived and died in Erevan, Armenia.