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MUKHINA, Vera Ignatievna (1889 - 1953), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MUKHINA, Vera Ignatievna (1889 - 1953), Sculptor

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Latvian, 20th century, female.

Born 19 June 1889, in Riga; died 1953, in Moscow.

Sculptor. Figures, portraits.

Socialist Realism.

Obshchestvo Khudoznikov 4 Iskusstva (Four Arts Society of Artists).

Vera Ignatievna Mukhina studied in the workshops of K. Yuon and Ilya Mashkov from 1909 to 1911. She went to Paris in 1912 and attended the Colarossi and Grande Chaumière academies and the École des Beaux-Arts.

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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