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Mikhailovna Melnikova (Plekhanov)


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Born in the village of Loma vyaznikovskogo district of the Ivanovo-Voznesensk industrial region. A member of the artists Union of the RSFSR since 1965. Wife Of K. M. Melnikov. He graduated from the 1st year of the Ivanovo power engineering Institute. Between 1943 and 1948 he studied at the Palekh art school. Teachers - A. V. Kotuhin, D. N. Butorin, N..Pravdin. In 1948-1980, he worked at the Palekh art-production workshops. In 1976 he was awarded the silver medal VDNH USSR. Died 24 Jan 2002 in a regional hospital in Ivanovo, after a long illness. Buried in Krasne village of Palekh district.Was engaged in book illustration. Themes of works: folklore, literature, genre scenes. Participated in exhibitions since 1955. The work of F. M. Melnikova are in museums: gmpi, timing, SHIMS, Ivanovo OC, GMAN.

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