Alexei Naumov

Born: 1840, St Petersburg
Died: 1895, St Petersburg

Painter, graphic artist, teacher. Born in the family of Avvakum Naumov in St Petersburg (1840). Studied at the Sunday classes of the St Petersburg School of Drawing (1850s) and at the Imperial Academy of Arts (1859–72). Awarded a minor silver medal (1868) and the titles of third-class artist (1872), second-class artist (1873) and first-class artist (1874). Visited Rome (1874) and worked in the Caucasus (second half of 1870s). Taught painting and drawing at the Second Grammar School and the Prince Peter of Oldenburg Orphanage in St Petersburg. Published a manual on drawing (1892). Died in St Petersburg and buried at the St Mitrophan Cemetery (1895). Contributed to exhibitions (from 1867). Contributed to the exhibitions of the Imperial Academy of Arts (1867, 1872–76, 1881, 1886, 1889), Fourth Annual International Exhibition in London (1874, bronze medal) and the Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia (1876).

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