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Makarov Alexander Yakovlevich (1900 - 1943)  Click to play

Alexander Makarov was a lacquer miniature artist. Born in August, 1900 in the village of Kovshovo (Ivanovo Region); fell at the front in 1943. Became a student at the Artel of Ancient Painting in 1928, where his teacher was I.I. Golikov.

Member of the Artel since 1930. Exhibited since 1933. Themes of his works: literature, genre scenes, troikas, hunting scenes ("The combat of Ruslan with Rogdai", "The Dead Tsarevna", "Bear-hunting", "The Water Nymph").

The majority of his works are kept at the State Museum of Palekh Art, which is the central museum dedicted to the revolution.

You can find more information on Alexander Makarov and his works in these books:

I. Pirogova L., 1994, PALEKH HISTORY AND MODERN TIME, ISKUSSTVO, ROSKNIGA, Moscow, ISBN 5-210-01301-4:
Alexander Makarov's biography is sited at page 185, 196.

II. E.K. Bratchikova, "Palekh Miniaturists."

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