Alekseev, Aleksandr Alekseevich
Russian, 19th century, male.
Born 1811; died 1878, in St Petersburg.
Painter. Genre scenes, portraits, landscapes, architectural views.
A pupil of the religious history painter Krylov, and after 1825 also of Venetsianov, this artist was subsequently given a stipend by the association for promotion of the arts. He was also employed as a professor of drawing in government service in Pleszev, Arkhangelsk and Olonets, and exhibited ...