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Yakovlev Mykhaylo Mykolayovych (1880 - 1942)

A Russian artist. Born in Mykhailiv, Ryazan province. He received art education in Strohanov Central School of Arts and Crafts (1898 - 1900), in Penza Art School under the guidance of K. Savytskyy (1900 - 1901) and in the school of Princess M. Tyenisheva under the guidance of I. Repin (1902). From 1905 till 1906 he lived and worked in Kyiv, where he painted for the satirical magazine Masky ("The Masks"), "Zrytel" (The Viewer) and Shershen ("The Hornet"). In 1908 he was an exhibitor "Venok" exhibition organized by S. Makovskyy. Since 1909 - participant of the exhibitions of the Union of Russian Artists (member of the Union of Russian Artists since 1911). The works of the artist were purchased for the State Tretyakov Gallery and the State Russian Museum. He designed theater performances for the theater "Distorting mirror" in St. Petersburg, since 1911 on the invitation of K. Korovin he worked at Bolshoi Theater in Moscow. He emigrated in 1923. He lived in France and Belgium. He painted impressionistic landscapes and still lives. He exhibited his works at the Salon of Independent. He took part in three-year exhibitions of the Belgian art in Li_ge. He participated in the exhibitions of the Russian artists in the Hague (1924), Brussels (1928), Belgrade (1930). In 1937 he returned to the USSR. He lived in Tbilisi. In 1941 he had a solo exhibition in the Artists' Union of the USSR. In 1942 in the State Art Gallery of Georgia in Tbilisi there was held a memorial exhibition of the artist.

Painters works:

Auction 21 Lot 39

«Notre Dame de Paris»,


paper, watercolour; 24,5x34,5

Price: 2 000 - 3 000 $

Auction 26 Lot 71

"Marina", 1926
Oil on canvas; 5060

Price: 60 000 - 70 000 uah