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Ilich Voronikhin


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(nephew of Andrei Nikiforovich Voronikhin, architect of the Kazan Cathedral, the Mining Institute). From 1801 studied at the Academy of fine arts, has been repeatedly awarded for achievements. Received medals : in 1802 –a small silver, in 1811, – a small gold for the work "campaign for the Kazan Tsar Ivan Vasilievich," in 1812 – a gold and a diploma of 1st degree for the program "Minin Nizhny Novgorod". From 1815 he began work at the Imperial porcelain factory, first assistant chief model, and from 1824 – chief model. Author VAZ f. "The Empire", f. "Crater", one of his best works bears his name.

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