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Aleksandr Vasil’evich Kotukhin

artist

Aleksandr Kotukhin, USSR Artist.

Background

Kotukhin, Aleksandr was born in 1886.

Education

Studied at the Safonovs’ Icon Studios in Palekh, then in private icon studios in Moscow from 1909. Pupil of A.P. Bolshakov and F. I. Rerberg.

Career

Miniature painter, icon artist, graphic artist-illustrator, porcelain master. One of the organizers and the 1st chairman of the Studio of Ancient Painting in Palekh. Worked in papier-mache and lacquer materials.

Exhibitions: TheArt of Palekh, Moscow, 1932 and 1939, Ivanovo, 1936, 1940, 1947, Folk Art, Moscow, 1937, Works of Applied Art, Moscow, 1952,30 Years of Soviet Palekh, Moscow, 1955, Palekh Art, Ulianovsk, 1956.