Pyotr Lvov

Born: 1882, Tobolsk
Died: 1944, Molotov (now Perm)

Graphic artist, painter, sculptor, teacher. Born in the family of Ivan Lvov in Tobolsk (1882). Studied under Nikolai Ulyanov in Moscow (1897–99), at the Moscow School of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture (1898–1904), under Dmitry Kardovsky and Franz Roubaud at the Imperial Academy of Arts (1904–13) and at Jan Ciagli?skj’s private studio. Worked in a style combining features of Impressionism and Cézanneism (1910s–20s). Founding member of the Green Cat (1919) and Four Arts (1924). Taught at the VKhUTEMAS/VKhUTEIN in Moscow (1924–29) and the Ilya Repin Institute of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture in Leningrad (1933–41). Died in Molotov (1944). Contributed to exhibitions (from 1909). Contributed to the exhibitions of the New Society of Artists (1909, 1912), Union of Youth (1910–12), World of Art (1911, 1924), Green Cat (1919–20), Moscow Painters (1924, 1925), Four Arts (1924–29) and the international exhibitions in Venice (1924, 1928), Monza/Milan (1927) and Florence (1927).

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