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Grigory
Mikhailovich Agafonov

Ukraine 
1819−1869
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1819-1-19 - 1869-9-2

An auditor student at the Academy of fine arts from 1841 to 1850 he Received medals: in 1846 – 2 silver for the painting: "Boy with a mess"; in 1850, – the title of class artist painting. Supernumerary in 1853 and 1854 full-time student Mosaic Branch; in 1859 – the title of the artist mosaic institution; in 1866 – the title of class artist of 3 degrees for mosaics; in 1868 – class artist of 2 degrees (the last two got the title for his work for St. Isaac's Cathedral). At the Paris world exhibition in 1867, he was awarded the bronze medal for mosaic work.

(Kondakov)

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