Aleksandr Gerasimov

Герасимов, Александр Михайлович 

Painter, scenographer, graphic artist

Born Kozlov, 31 July 1882

Died Moscow, 23 July 1963


From 1900 to 1915 Gerasimov studied Studied at the Moscow School of Art under Arkhipov, Korovin and Serov. From 1918 to 1925 he was theatrical designer in Kozlov. In 1926 he became a member of the AkhRR and from 1946 to 1960 he was dean of the department of painting in the soviet academy of art and from 1947 to 1957 president of the academy.