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Sergey Timofeevich KONENKOV

sculptor , Popular Artist of USSR since 1958

Sergey KONENKOV, Sculptor, Popular Artist of USSR since 1958. Full member, USSR Academy, of Arts, since 1954; board member, USSR Union of Artists. Order of Lenin, 1956; Stalin Prizes 1951; Lenin Prize, 1957.

Background

KONENKOV, Sergey was born in 1874 in Smolensk Guberniya.

Education

1897 graduated Moscow School of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture. 1902 graduated St. Petersburg Academy, of Arts.

Career

1905-1906 on foreign mission. 1912 trip to Egypt and Greece. 1916 elected full member, Petrograd Academy, of Arts.

1917-1924 member, Moscow Board,Department of Fine Arts, Russian Soviet Federated Socialist Republic Popular Commissariat of Education. 1924-1945 emigre in United States of America. Since 1945 has worked in USSR.

1955 visited Karelo-Finnish Soviet Socialist Republic.