Alexandre Orloff

Born: 1889, Radom (Warsaw Province)/St Petersburg
Died: 1979, near Paris

Painter, graphic artist. Born in Radom in Poland or in St Petersburg in the family of Konstantin Orlov (1889). Grew up in Voronezh. Moved to Prague (1924). Studied under Sergei Mako at the Ukrainian Studio of Plastic Arts (until 1928). Worked as an illustrator for the Praguer Press (1930–38). Member of the Czechoslovakian Union of Artists. Moved to France (1933). Died near Paris (1979). Contributed to the Salon des Indépendants, Salon des Tuileries, In Honour of Victory (1946), Russian Artists of the École de Paris (1961), More Russians (1975) and one-man shows at the Galerie Krasek (1933), Galerie des Anciens et Modernes (1969), Galerie Soleil (1973) and Galerie A. Vallotton (1975).

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