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Ye. I. Kirichenko


(b Ufa, 1870; d Moscow, Jan 29, 1946).

Russian architect, architectural historian, restorer and exhibition organizer. He studied (1887–91) at the School of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture, Moscow, and then at the Technische Hochschule, Zurich, where he completed his studies in 1894. He designed the Russian craft pavilion at the Exposition Universelle (1900) in Paris with A. Ya Golovin and with the painter Konstantin Korovin. The work largely reflected the search for a distinct national style, particularly the revival of Russian timber architecture and tent-roofed churches (for illustration see Mir Iskusstva). His own churches, built for the Old Believers community, are in Bogorodsk (now Noginsk; 1900–02), Tokmakov Lane, Moscow, Gavrilov Lane, Moscow, and in Orekhovo-Zuyevo and Kuznetsy near Moscow, all built in 1906–9. Two later examples are at Kuznetsov (1911) near Kashin, near Moscow, and in Riga (1913–14). They are picturesque compositions, complex in form with expressive contrasts in texture and colour. Similar in approach are his country houses, including those for ...


French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 16 February 1873, in Lyons; died 27 July 1951, in Paris.

Sculptor, designer of ornamental architectural features, art restorer. Portraits, landscapes, still-lifes, flowers. Monuments, statues, busts, objets d'art.

Art Nouveau.

Pierre Vaudrey was orphaned at the age of four and went into the care of his grandfather, who trained him as an ornamental sculptor in stone. He completed his training in evening classes at the École des Beaux-Arts in Lyons, and was also a self-taught student of mathematics, solid mechanics, astronomy and botany. In ...