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Mikhail
Georgievich Sokolov

Russia 
1875−1953
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The basics of painting the future artist Mikhail Georgievich Sokolov began to develop at the Moscow school of painting, sculpture and architecture where he was awarded two small silver medals. She continued her study in Saint Petersburg at the Academy of fine arts, where he studied from 1897 to 1902. For the painting "At home" was awarded the title of artist. 1907 began to participate in exhibitions of the Association of traveling art exhibitions (1914 last presented their work at the exhibition of the Association).

In the twenties of the last century supported the Association of artists of revolutionary Russia and was part of the Union of artists named after I. Repin, founded in eightieth anniversary of his birth by students and artists who shared views Repino school.

Many paintings and graphic works of M. Sokolov are in many art galleries in the country and Abroad. The work "portrait of a girl", performed in 1906, is stored in the Tretyakov gallery.

(1875, Moscow – 1953, ibid.)

After graduating from the Moscow school of painting, sculpture and architecture, with two small silver medals, in 1897, entered the Imperial Academy of arts, where he studied under I. E. Repin. In 1902 he was awarded the title of artist for the painting "At home." From 1907 to 1914 he participated in exhibitions of the Association of traveling art exhibitions. Participated in seasonal exhibitions Mugusa, AH, in the exhibitions of the Society of Russian aquarellists society of artists to them. I. E. Repin, AHRR. In Soviet times the works of M. G. Sokolova, depicting the significant events of Soviet history, graced the exhibition of the State Museum of Revolution, the Soviet Union ("Lenin in Smolny during the October days of 1917", "the arrest of the Provisional government (1917)"), the Central Museum of V. I. Lenin ("the Attempt on Lenin August 30, 1918"), the Museum depot "Moscow-Sorting" of the Moscow-Kazan railway, whose workers had initiated the first Communist subbotnik ("V. I. Lenin at the all-Russian subbotnik in the Kremlin, may 1, 1920") etc. Now the works of the artist are in the Tretyakov gallery, the Museum of the Academy of fine arts, and other Museum collections in Russia and Abroad.

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