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Aleksandr Mikhailovich Opekushin

academician , sculptor

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.