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RUDNEV, Lev (1885 - 1956), Sculptor, architect

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
RUDNEV, Lev (1885 - 1956), Sculptor, architect

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Russian, 20th century, male.

Born 13 March 1885, in Novgorod; died 19 November 1956, in Moscow.

Sculptor, architect. Monuments.

Rudnev became an architect after studying from 1906 to 1915 under Leonty Benois at the faculty of architecture in the imperial academy of fine arts in St Petersburg. He travelled to Italy, where he was drawn to Neo-Classicism. He worked in the studios of Igor Fomin,

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