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Aleksandr Vasil’evich Shevchenko

artist

Aleksandr Shevchenko, USSR Artist.

Background

Shevchenko, Aleksandr was born in 1882.

Education

Studied at the Moscow Stroganov School of Graphic Art, 1897-1807, then in Paris, 1905-1906. Pupil of Konstantin Korovin.

Career

Landscape painter. Returned to Moscow and studied at the School of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture, 1908-1910. Exhibitions from 1906: Moscow Salon, 1910-1911. The Union of Youth, 1912.

Mishen’, Moscow, 1913. The Mir Iskusstva, 1913, 1917,1921. After the October Revolution 1917, exhibited regularly until 1944.

Personal exhibitions: together with Robert Falk and A. Nuremberg, Moscow, 1924, then again in Moscow, 1924, 1933 and 1944. Posthumous exhibition, Moscow, 1958.