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Tsvetayev, Ivan (1847 - 1913), art historian, linguist

Jeremy Howard

in Grove Art Online

Volume Grove Art Online, issue Published in print August 1996 |
Published online January 1998 | e-ISBN: 9781884446054

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Russian art historian and linguist. After studying as a linguist at St Petersburg University in the late 1860s, he was appointed to a series of professorial posts at the universities of Warsaw, Kiev and Moscow, becoming head of the department of the theory and history of fine art at Moscow University in 1889. In addition, he worked at the Imperial Rumyantsov Museum in Moscow (now the Russian Library), first in the department of engravings

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