Pyotr Sukhodolsky

Born: 1835, Vladimirskoe (Kaluga Province)
Died: 1903, St Petersburg

Painter, draughtsman, illustrator. Born in the family of Alexander Sukhodolsky in the village of Vladimirskoe in Kaluga Province (1835). Studied under Sokrat Vorobyov at the Imperial Academy of Arts (1859–64). Fellow of the Imperial Academy of Arts in Kaluga, Smolensk and Mohilev Provinces (1864–67). Academician (1878). Painted scenes from the Russo-Turkish War (1880s) and illustrated magazines (1888–94). Lived in Kaluga Province (1864–78) and St Petersburg (late 1850s–1864, from 1878). Died in St Petersburg (1903). Contributed to exhibitions (from 1859), including the Exposition Universelle in Paris (1867) and the world exhibition in Vienna (1873).

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