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Osipovich Vidgof


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He studied at the Odessa art College and the Academy of arts in Germany (Munich). Since 1890 he lived in Paris. Until 1910 was engaged in book graphics, then painting and graphics. A member of the Paris art salons and exhibitions, including Russian art. In 1912, a joint exhibition with Alexander Altman and Naum Lvovich Aronson. Chevalier of the Legion of honor.

Painter, graphic artist, also worked in the field of decorative-applied art. He was born in Odessa. He studied at the OXY, and later at the Munich Academy of arts. About 1890 he moved to Paris for a long time collaborated with popular periodicals, was engaged in book graphics. After 1910 turned to easel painting and graphics. He exhibited works at the salon d'automne, salons Independent and the Tuileries in Paris. In 1912 took part in the exhibition of Russian art in the gallery "Devambez". In the 1920 – 1930s performed the interior painting, collaborated with the factory "Beauvais Tapestries", which created the sketches and cartoons. With great success held solo exhibitions in Paris galleries "Blot", "Bernheim", "veil", etc. the creativity of the artist during his life he gained recognition in European art circles, he was awarded a number of awards, including the Legion of honor.

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