Georgy Savitsky

Born: 1887, St Petersburg
Died: 1949, Moscow

Painter, graphic artist. Son of Konstantin Savitsky. Studied under Konstantin Savitsky at the Nikolai Seliverstov School of Art in Penza (1902–08) and under Vladimir Makovsky at the Imperial Academy of Arts (1908–15). Member of the Association of Artists of Revolutionary Russia (from 1922). Taught at the Moscow Institute of Fine Arts/Vasily Surikov Institute of Art in Moscow (1947–49). Full member of the Academy of Arts of the USSR (1949). Contributed to exhibitions (from 1917). Winner of the Stalin Prize (1942).

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