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Alexandrovich Zagrekov


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Painter. Studied at MUZHVZ P. Konchalovsky and I. Mashkov. From 1921 until the end of his life he lived in Berlin and other German cities. In 1945 on the orders Sov. military command wrote formal portraits of Stalin, Lenin, Molotov, Zhukov, and later portraits of a number of state and polit. leaders of Germany. Awarded the highest order of Germany, "Cross of merit" (1979). The author of portraits (including "the girl with the t-square", 1929), landscapes (including "Ravine", 1923; "Russian village in winter", 1981) and other works.

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