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ANTROPOV, Aleksei Petrovich (1716 - 1795), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
ANTROPOV, Aleksei Petrovich (1716 - 1795), Painter

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Russian, 18th century, male.

Born 14 March 1716; died 12 June 1795.


The son of a guardsman, Antropov began working at sixteen under the tutelage of various Russian and foreign artists including A. Matveyev, M.A. Sakharov, U.J. Vishnyakov and L. Karavakk, also known as Louis Caravacque. He invited Rotari, who was summoned to St Petersburg in 1747, to be his mentor. Antropov helped execute paintings in the Anichkov

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