Rudolf Zukowski

Born: 1814, Belostok Province (White Russia)
Died: 1886, St Petersburg

Painter, draughtsman, lithographer, illustrator, teacher. Studied under Alexander Warnek at the Imperial Academy of Arts (1833–39). Awarded a minor silver medal (1835) and the title of free non-class artist of portrait painting (1839). Created the Scènes populaires russes (Scenes of St Petersburg Street Life) series of lithographs (1842–43). Illustrated over thirty publications (1840s–60s). Contributed to Nikolai Nekrasov’s Physiology of St Petersburg almanac (1845) and the Acquaintances album of caricatures (1856–58). Taught at the School of Drawing of the Society for the Encouragement of Artists (1861–81). Drew cartoons (1864). Contributed to exhibitions at the Imperial Academy of Arts (1840s).

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