Saturday, August 26, 2017

Dmitry Kardovsky

[Russia] (b 1866/d 1943)

"After studying law at Moscow University, Dmitry Kardovsky studied at the St Petersburg Imperial Academy of Arts , under Pavel Chistyakov and Ilya Repin. (...) Kardovsky moved to Munich in 1896 with Igor Grabar and studied at the private studio of Anton Ažbe. He returned to St Petersburg in 1900 and received his diploma from the Academy in 1902. He was appointed as professor of the Academy in 1907. (...)  From 1902, he was prolific as a book illustrator, and worked mainly on the Russian literary classics by Chekhov, Gogol, Lermontov and Tolstoy. He also dabbled with political caricature, providing illustrations for the radical journals Zhupel (Bugbear) and Adskaya Pochta in 1905 and 1906. (...)"


Russia 1925 "Centenary of the Decembrist Rising"  (3,3,1) [Photo] Sc(331)

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