Theodor Alexander Ferdinand Buchholz

Born: 1857, Włocławek (Warsaw Province)
Died: 1942, Leningrad

Painter, graphic artist, illustrator, teacher. Born in W?oc?awek in Poland (1857). Studied under Pavel Chistyakov and Valery Jacoby at the Imperial Academy of Arts (1878–86). Awarded minor silver medals (1880, 1884) and a minor gold medal (1885). Second-class artist (1886). Illustrated various periodicals (1880s–1900s). Won the competition to design the St Petersburg bicentenary medal (1902). Founding member of the Arkhip Kuinji Society. Taught at the School of Drawing of the Society for the Encouragement of Artists (1893–1919, professor) and in various institutes in Leningrad (until 1932). Died in Leningrad (1942). Contributed to exhibitions (from 1888). Contributed to the exhibitions of the Imperial Society of Russian Watercolourists (1892–1918), St Petersburg Society of Artists (1899–1917), Fellowship of Artists (1905, 1913), Arkhip Kuinji Society (1917–30) and the Association of Artists of Revolutionary Russia (1924).

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