Alexander Dorogov

Born: 1819
Died: 1850, St Petersburg

Painter, graphic artist. Born in the family of Matvei Dorogov (1819). Studied at the Mining Institute in St Petersburg (late 1830s) and under Maxim Vorobyov at the Imperial Academy of Arts (1841–47). Awarded a minor silver medal (1845), major silver medal (1845) and a minor gold medal and the title of artist (1847). Made landscape drawings and studies during a trip across the Caucasus and Crimea (1845) and on the expeditions of Yegor Kovalevsky to Egypt (1847) and Pyotr Chikhachyov to Asia Minor (1848). Drowned at the age of thirty while sailing on the River Neva in St Petersburg (1850). Contributed to exhibitions (from 1842). Contributed to the exhibitions of the Imperial Academy of Arts (from 1842) and Play and Passion in Russian Fine Art at the Russian Museum in St Petersburg (1999).

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