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Russian, American
Tchelitchew in 1952 to American naturalized
Born
Kaloega 1898-09-21/1898-10-02
Bénézit: 21 september 1898; Saur-Index: 2 oktober 1898
Deceased
Frascati/Grottaferrata 1957-07-29
Bénézit: Frascati; Saur-Index: Grottaferrata
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  • Kiev 1918 - 1920
    Tchelitchev, a member of the White Army, fled with his family to Kiev, who was not yet in Communist's hands and was in charge of Aleksandra Ekster.
  • Odessa 1920
  • Istanbul 1920 - 1921
    via Odessa and Istanbul fled to Western Europe
  • Berlijn 1921 - 1923
  • Parijs 1923 - 1934
    Together with his lover, the pianist Allen Tanner, Tchelitchev emigrated to Paris where he portrayed the avant-garde and the gay elite.
  • New York City 1934 - 1952
    Despite being able to naturalize himself in 1952, Tchelitchev emigrated with his partner, writer Charles Henri Ford, shortly afterwards to Italy.
  • Frascati 1952 - 1957
    Since 1949, Tchelitchev spent much time in Italy.
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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 study (main subject), figure, landscape (as genre), literature (genre), nude figure, portrait, portrait, self-portrait, still life
Entered on: 1992-01-26; Modification on: 2017-09-18

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