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Sergei Dmitrievich Merkurov

male / Russian, Armenian
Qualifications
sculptor, museum director
Pushkin Museum of fine Arts (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sergey_Merkurov)
Nationality/school
Russian, Armenian
Born
Aleksandropol (Armenië) 1881-11-07/1881-11-08
Saur 1992-
Deceased
Moskou 1952-06-08
Biographical information
Period of activity
1902 - 1952
ca. 1902-1952; zijn eerste werk gedateerd 1902 (Benezit 2006)
Education
Zürich: opleiding
vanaf 1900 studiereis naar Zurich (Bown 1991)
Akademie der Bildenden Künste (München)
afgestudeerd in 1905 (Bown 1991)
Active in
  • Zwitserland
    voor 1902, leerling van Adolf Mayer
  • München 1902 - 1905
    studiereis (http://encyclopedia2.thefreedictionary.com/Merkurov,+Sergei)
  • Parijs 1905 - 1909
    leerling van Auguste Rodin (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sergey_Merkurov)
  • Moskou 1907
    na 1907 woonde hij ook in Tbilisi en Yalta (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sergey_Merkurov)
active in
died in
Subjects
This field specifies the various subject categories or genres that constitute the oeuvre of the artist in question. The contents of this field are generally based more on the documentation available at the RKD than on the literature.
figure, group portrait, portrait, deathbed portrait
Medium/technique
granite, plaster, bronze
Product
monument
Current
Here we mention the current to which an artist belonged. Many currents have not yet been entered, because the content of this field is still under development.
Social Realism, Social Realism
Member of
  • Association of Painters of Revolutionary Russia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sergey_Merkurov)
  • Academy of Arts of the USSR (http://encyclopedia2.thefreedictionary.com/Merkurov,+Sergei)
Entered on: 2011-02-28; Modification on: 2017-08-30

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