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BORISOV ALEXANDER ALEXEYEVICH
1866-1934

Painter. Studied at the School of Drawing run by the Society for the Promotion of Art (1886-1888) and at the St. Petersburg Academy of Arts (1888-1897). Showed his works at exhibitions held by the Academy of Arts, the Moscow Society of Lovers of Art and the Society of Travelling Art Exhibitions (Peredvlzhnlks). A.A. Borisov was one of the organizers of the Northern Circle of Lovers of Fine Arts In Vologda. One-man exhibitions were held in St. Petersburg, Vologda, Veliky Ustyug and Moscow, and also abroad. Painted numerous Far North landscapes, among them, "Afternoon on Novaya Zemlya" (1894), "The Kara Sea" (1896) and "Toward the Pole"(1900). In 1899, P.M. Tretyakov bought 65 of his sketches. Borisov's works are preserved In the Tretyakov Art Gallery, the Arctic and Antarctic Museum in St. Petersburg and in many other museums and galleries in the country. The picture "Pine Trees on the Dvina Bank" on display at the gallery was shown In the Tretyakov Art Gallery in 1989 and at an exhibition arranged by the Combined Art Studios in Khimki in 1990.

 

Pine Trees on the Dvina Bank
A.A. Borisov


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