Konstantin Filippov

Born: 1830
Died: 1878, Yalta

Painter, draughtsman. Born in the family of Nikolai Filippov (1830). Studied under Bogdan Gottfried Willewalde at the Imperial Academy of Arts as an occasional (1847–50) and full-time student (1850–58). Worked as an artist on the Danube Front and in the Crimea during the Crimean War (1853–56). Awarded a minor silver medal (1851), major silver medal (1852), minor gold medal (1853) and a major gold medal and foreign fellowship (1858). Lived and worked in Warsaw (1859), Rome (1860–62), Paris (1862–64) and the Caucasus (1864). Academician (1865). Worked as the special correspondent of Cornfield magazine in the Eastern Transcaucasus during the Russo-Turkish War (1877–78). Died at the age of forty-eight in Yalta (1878). Contributed to exhibitions (from 1851). Contributed to the exhibitions of the Imperial Academy of Arts (1851–64), Society for the Encouragement of Artists (1864) and the Second Annual International Exhibition in London (1872).

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