Add to favorite
 

   

 Alexander Matveyev


Born:   August 13 (25), 1878
Deceased:   October 22, 1960

Russian sculptor

      

Alexander Terentyevich Matveyev was born into the family of a trade employee in Saratov. In 1899 he entered the Moscow School of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture, where he was tutored by S. M. Volnukhin and P.P. Trubetskoy. He graduated from the school in 1902. His works were displayed at the exhibitions of the World of Art association and the Blue Rose exhibition. The artist lived in Petersburg (from 1907) and Moscow (from 1943).

Alexander Matveyev aimed at classically clear-cut images, accurate architectonics, and generality of the form. He was the master of small forms in sculpture. 
 
His skills had a considerable impact on the tradition of Russian plastic arts: he taught in the Leningrad Academy of Arts and at the Surikov Moscow Art Institute after moving to Moscow. 
 
The Russian Museum has the fullest collection of sculptures by Alexander Matveyev, as well as by the sculptors that were his students. It was founded in the 1920s – 1930s and still goes on to be replenished.


Tags: Alexander Matveyev Russian painters    








Comment on our site


RSS   twitter      submit



TAGS:
Festivals in Petersburg  Lyapis Trubetskoy  Elections 2012  Museums of Russia  Russian roofers  Spartak Moscow  Russian science  Russian Stage Directors  Kirill Lavrov  Russian Music Instruments  Russian trasportation  International Numismatic Club Museum  English Courtyard  Eurovision  PhotoHub_Manometr  Moscow  St. Petersburg  Russian scientists  The Planetarium  Tretyakov Gallery  Russian tourism  Romanovs  Baskunchak Lake  MGIMO   Victory Day  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Caucasian Natural Biosphere Reserve  Roman Abramovich  Russian Cinema  Russian academy of sciences  Exhibitions in Moscow  Sergey Yursky  Olga Spessivtseva  Moscow Kremlin   VDNKh  FIFA Russia 2018  Film Festivals  Pioneers  Pavel Korin  Tapestries  Censorship  Russian business  Monuments in Moscow  the Urals region  Anichkov Bridge  Boris Nemtsov  Ukraine  Live Systems Museum  Russian economy  Sergei Filin  


Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites