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Ivan (Giovanni) Karpoff

 (1898 - 1970)
Ivan (Giovanni) Karpoff was active/lived in Russian Federation.  Ivan Karpoff is known for painting.

Ivan (Giovanni) Karpoff

As a child, Ivan Karpoff showed an extraordinary gift for drawing and painting.  Encouraged by his father, a surgeon, he was assigned to a local painter.  He graduated from the art school in Rostov and then moved to Kiev, where he enrolled at the Academy of Fine Arts.  In 1916, drafted into the army, he was forced to interrupt his studies.

Wounded and taken prisoner by the Austrians first and then by the British, unable to flee to Bulgaria, in Sofia, he began to attend the Academy of Fine Arts.  He received a scholarship and in 1925 Americans arrive in Italy, in Milan, where he attended the School of Painting at the Academy of Fine Arts of Brera.  During his years at the Academy he met the painter Julia Ivan  ...  Displaying 750 of 872 characters.

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About  Ivan (Giovanni) Karpoff

Born:  1898
Died:   1970
Known for:  painting