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BASHKIRTSEVA, Mariya Konstantinova (1858 - 1884), Painter, pastellist, sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BASHKIRTSEVA, Mariya Konstantinova (1858 - 1884), Painter, pastellist, sculptor

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Russian, 19th century, female.

Active in France.

Born 24 November 1858, in Gavrontsy near Poltava; died 1884, in Paris, from tuberculosis.

Painter, pastellist, sculptor. Portraits, landscapes.

Having arrived in Paris with her grandfather in 1870, Mariya Bashkirtseva entered the Académie Julian in 1877, working under the direction of T.R. Fleury and then of Bastien-Lepage, whom she greatly admired. The daughter of a noble Russian

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