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FILONOV, Pavel Nikolaevich (1883 - 1941), Painter, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
FILONOV, Pavel Nikolaevich (1883 - 1941), Painter, draughtsman

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Russian, 20th century, male.

Born 1883, in Moscow; died December 1941, in Leningrad (now St Petersburg).

Painter, draughtsman.

Symbolism.

Groups: Soiuz Molodezhi (Union of Youth), Collective of Masters of Analytical Art (MAI).

Orphaned at the age of 13 and from a modest family, Pavel Filonov went to live with his sister in St Petersburg in 1896 and attended private art workshops from 1901 onwards

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