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Yuri Annenkov

 (1889 - 1974)
Yuri Pavlovich Annenkov was active/lived in Russian Federation, France.  Yuri Annenkov is known for book illustration, portrait painting, costume design.

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Yuri Annenkov


Yury Pavlovich Annenkov, also known as Georges Annenkov, was born 1889 in Petropavlovsk, Russian Empire  and died 12 July 1974 in Paris, France).  He was a Russian artist mostly known for his book illustrations and portraits. He also worked as a theatre and cinema designer.

In his essay "On Synthetism" (1922), Yevgeny Zamyatin writes that "[Annenkov] has a keen awareness of the extraordinary rush and dynamism of our epoch. His sense of time is developed to the hundredth of a second. He has the knack--characteristic of Synthetism--of giving only the synthetic essence of things."

Yury Annenkov was born into a well-known family (among his ancestors was Pavel Annenkov, Alexander Pushkin's publisher); his father, Pavel A  ...  Displaying 750 of 3209 characters.



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About  Yuri Annenkov

Born:  1889 - Petropavlovsk, Russia
Died:   1974 - Paris, France
Known for:  book illustration, portrait painting, costume design