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Vasilyevich Chikurin


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Born 3 (15) August 1875 in the village of Dyagilevo vyaznikovskogo district of Vladimir province. Hereditary icon painter. In the years 1884-1889 he studied in the icon painting workshop. Worked restavracia frescoes in the churches of various cities, in his spare time he painted landscapes, portraits from life, illustrations to the poems of N..Nekrasov. In 1905-1907 he was a member of an underground revolutionary group. From 1931 he worked in the Artel of ancient painting. In 1937, the trip Partnership, traveled to Tashkent, where he introduced local artists from Palekh art. Died 7 Mar 1965, buried in Palekh.

Worked monumental and easel painting, book illustration (designed the book D. N. Semenov, "the Garden"), theatrical-decorative painting (decoration of the play "the storm" for the actor theatre), painting on porcelain. The theme of the work: history, literature, genre scenes, portrait, landscape. Participated in exhibitions since 1937. The work of A. V. Cicurina are stored in museums: gmpi, timing, SHIMS, OC Ivanovo, Russian Museum of A. S. Pushkin "Moika 12". DEM.

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