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ARGUNOV, Ivan Petrovich (1729 - 1802), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
ARGUNOV, Ivan Petrovich (1729 - 1802), Painter

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Russian, 18th century, male.

Born 1729, in St Petersburg; died 1802, in Moscow.


A pupil of G.-C. Grooth, this artist had been the serf of Count P.-B. Sheremetev. He is renowned for his portraits, including those of Marshal Boris Petrovich, Sheremetev and his wife (these three works belonged to Count Sheremetev and were engraved by P. Antipjev), the Portrait of Prince A.-M. Cherkaski and that

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