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Nikolai (Nicolas) Becker

 (1877 - 1962)
Nikolai (Nicolas) Becker was active/lived in Russian Federation, France.  Nikolai Becker is known for portrait, celebrity portrait, landscape painting.

Biography   Nikolai (Nicolas) Becker

Born in St. Petersburg, Becker first studied as a railway engineer before taking private art lessons from I.E. Krachkovsky.  During the early years of the 20th century, he gained notoriety as a portrait artist even painting members of the royal dynasty.  He favored portraits of beautiful women, ballerinas, and opera singers, but he also painted striking landscapes.  It was a common practice for Becker to sketch preliminary pencil drawings and paint miniature oils, some in amazing detail, of what he envisioned as the finished painting.  His gift of successfully presenting a striking resemblance of his models caught at their best moments, made him one of the most sought after painters in Russia. 

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