Dmitry Mitrokhin

Born: 1883, Yeisk
Died: 1973, Moscow
World of Art

Graphic artist, painter, engraver, illustrator, teacher. Born in the family of Isidor Mitrokhin and Vassa Chaga in the resort of Yeisk on the Sea of Azov (1883). Studied under Apollinary Vasnetsov and Alexei Stepanov at the Moscow School of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture (1902–04), under Stanislaw-Witold Noakowski and Sergei Jaguzinski at the Stroganov School of Art and Industry (1904–05) and under Theophile Steinlen and Eugene Grasse in Paris (1905–06). Illustrated books for Joseph Knebel. Member of the World of Art (1916). Curator and head of the department of engraving and drawing at the Russian Museum (1918–23). Taught at the Higher Institute of Photography and Phototechniques (1919–23) and VKhUTEMAS/VKhUTEIN (1924–31). Died in Moscow (1973). Contributed to exhibitions (from 1902), including the World of Art (1911–13, 1915–18, 1922, 1924).

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