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Alpatov, Mikhail Vladimirovich

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    Full Name: Alpatov, Mikhail Vladimirovich

    Gender: male

    Date Born: c. 1902-1903

    Date Died: 1986

    Place Born: Moscow, Russia

    Place Died: Moscow, Russia

    Home Country/ies: Russia

    Subject Area(s): eighteenth century (dates CE), Medieval (European), nineteenth century (dates CE), Renaissance, and Russian (culture or style)


    Historian of Russian art, particularly the traditional Russian art forms of medieval, renaissance and 18th and 19th centuries. Responsible for general histories of art reflecting the ideals of the Soviet period and several histories of Russian art. Professor at the Theatre and Architecture institutes (Moscow University) and the Academy of Art. Associated with Oskar Wulff, Viktor Mikitich Lazarev and N. I Brunov.

    Selected Bibliography

    Le problème de la renaissance dans l’ancienne peinture russe. Firenze: Sansoni, 1967; Istoriografiia vseobshchei istorii; sbornik statei. Moscow: Nauka, 1966 ; Russian impact on art. New York: Philosophical Library, 1950.


    The Dictionary of Art 1: 684-5; [Danilova, I. Y. ed.] Vospominaniia : tvorcheskaia sud’ba, semeinaia khronika, gody ucheniia, goroda i strany, liudi iskusstva . Moscow: “Iskusstvo”, 1994.


    "Alpatov, Mikhail Vladimirovich." Dictionary of Art Historians (website).

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