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Aleksey Antropov


Name
Aleksey Antropov
Birth Year
1716
Death Year
1795
Country
Russia
Movement
Baroque Art

Aleksey Antropov Biography

Aleksey Petrovich Antropov was born in 1716 into the family of a soldier. His inclination for art was revealed early. He studied painting under Andrey Matveev and Ivan Vishnyakov. In the 1740s he took part in the decoration of the numerous palaces of St. Petersburg. In 1752-1755, he was commissioned to paint The Kiev Cathedral of St. Andrew.


Aleksey Antropov 11 Most Important Paintings and Artworks

Aleksey Antropov Bibliography

Russian Portrait. XVIII-XIX centuries. Moscow. 1976. (in Russian)

Russian Painters. St. Petersburg. 1998. (in Russian)

The Art and Architecture of Russia (Pelican History Art) by George Heard Hamilton. Yale Univ Pr, 1992.

A Dictionary of Russian and Soviet Artists 1420-1970 by John Milner. Antique Collectors' Club, 1993.