Nikolai Dosekin

Born: 1863, Kharkiv
Died: 1935, Moscow

Painter, sculptor, illustrator, art critic. Born in the family of Vasily Dosekin in Kharkiv (1863). Studied at Yegor Schreider’s studio in Kharkov, under Alexander Kiselyov in Moscow (late 1870s–early 1880s) and at Elizaveta Kruglikova’s studio in Paris (1886). Visited Turkey, France, Italy, Belgium, Germany, Holland and Britain (from 1886) and the Murmansk coast (1895). Member of the Moscow Society of Lovers of the Arts (from 1893), Society of Travelling Art Exhibitions (1899–1900) and the Union of Russian Artists (1903–11). Lived in Paris (1896–1914) and Moscow (1914–35). Died in Moscow (1935). Contributed to exhibitions (from 1888). Contributed to the exhibitions of the Society of Travelling Art Exhibitions (1889–97, 1899, 1900), Moscow Society of Lovers of the Arts (1889–91, 1893–1900), Moscow Fellowship of Artists (1895, 1899–1901, 1912), Imperial Society of Russian Watercolourists (1896), Paris Salon (1896, 1906), World of Art (1900, 1901, 1903), Union of Russian Artists (1903–18, 1922, 1923), 36 Artists (1901–03), Association of Artists of Revolutionary Russia (1926), Society of Realist Artists (1928), Pan-Russian Exhibition in Nizhny Novgorod (1896) and the Exhibition of Russian Art in Vienna (1908).

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