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Ilya Sergeevich Glazunov

 (1930 - 2017)
Ilya Sergeevich Glazunov was active/lived in Russian Federation.  Ilya Glazunov is known for portrait and history painting.

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Ilya Sergeevich Glazunov


"Ilya Glazunov, Painter Entranced by Russia’s Past, Dies at 87,"
By William Grimes, July 12, 2017, Obituary, The New York Times

Ilya Glazunov, a painter whose reverence for the Russian past and the Orthodox Church put him in conflict with cultural officials during the Soviet era but won him a devoted following after the collapse of Communism, died on Sunday in Moscow. He was 87.

The government news agency Tass announced his death.

Mr. Glazunov (pronounced glah-zoo-NOFE) occupied an anomalous position in the Soviet cultural landscape. Reviled by the Artists’ Union, which denied him full membership for years, he nevertheless found favor with high-ranking officials and the diplomatic corps in Moscow, and enjoyed   ...  Displaying 750 of 9194 characters.



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About  Ilya Sergeevich Glazunov

Born:  1930 - Leningrad, Russia
Died:   2017 - Moscow, Russia
Known for:  portrait and history painting