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Victor Mikhail Arnautoff

 (1896 - 1979)
Victor Mikhail Arnautoff was active/lived in California / Russian Federation.  Victor Arnautoff is known for mural, portrait and sea-landscape painting, prints.

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Victor Mikhail Arnautoff


Born in the Ukraine of Russia, Victor Arnautoff became one of the most influential muralists in San Francisco in the 1930s and worked for the Federal Arts Project, WPA, in the expressive, social protest-style of Diego Rivera.  He was also a painter, lithographer, sculptor, and respected teacher, and the subjects of his art work ranged from portraits, still lifes, and landscapes early in his career to more socially conscious themes later.

He arrived in San Francisco in 1925, having travelled through China and Mexico.  He enrolled in the California School of Fine Arts where he studied sculpture with Ralph Stackpole and painting with Edgar Walters.  He returned to China for his wife and children, and returned to  ...  Displaying 750 of 7885 characters.



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About  Victor Mikhail Arnautoff

Born:  1896 - Mariupol, Ukraine, Russia
Died:   1979 - Leningrad, Russia
Known for:  mural, portrait and sea-landscape painting, prints