Alexander Yegornov

Born: 1858, Moscow
Died: 1902 or 1903, St Petersburg

Painter, graphic artist. Elder brother of artist Sergei Yegornov (1860–1920). Born in the family of Semyon Yegornov in Moscow (1858). Studied landscape painting under Baron Mikhail Konstantinovich Clodt von Jürgensburg at the Imperial Academy of Arts (1883–88). Awarded minor silver medals (1884, 1885), major silver medals (1884, 1886), a minor gold medal (1887) and a major gold medal and the title of first-class artist (1888). Fellow of the Imperial Academy of Arts in France, Italy and Great Britain (1889–91). Academician of landscape painting (1893). Headed the Society of Russian Watercolourists in St Petersburg (1897–1902). Died in St Petersburg (1902 or 1903). Contributed to exhibitions (from 1887). Contributed to the exhibitions of the Imperial Academy of Arts (1887–1902), The Four Seasons: Landscapes in Russia (19th–20th Centuries) at the Russian Museum in St Petersburg (2006–07) and a posthumous one-man show in St Petersburg (1904).

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