Konstantin Pavlovich Kuznetsov

Born: 1863, Zhelnino (Nizhny Novgorod Province)
Died: 1936, Paris
Émigré Art

Painter, graphic artist, illustrator. Born in the family of Pavel Kuznetsov in the village of Zhelnino in Nizhny Novgorod Province (1863). Attended the Drawing Studio of the Saratov Amateur Fine Arts Society (early 1890s), where he met Victor Borisov-Musatov. Toured Europe (1896) and studied at Fernand Cormon’s studio in Paris (1897, 1899). Painted landscapes of Brittany and Paris, Post-Impressionist portraits and decorative panels. Member of the Moscow Association of Artists (from 1905). Illustrated the works of Nikolai Gogol and Alexander Pushkin (late 1920s). Died in Paris (1936). Contributed to exhibitions (from 1902). Contributed to the exhibitions of the Salon d’Automne (1903–36), Salon des Indépendants (1905–32), Moscow Association of Artists (1903–10), Exhibition of Russian Art in London (1921) and the international exhibitions in Brussels (1902), Munich (1903), London (1904) and Pittsburgh (1907–09).

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