Aleksandr Gerasimov – Russian painter.
|Type||Pictorial Post card|
|Artist||Aleksandr Mikhaylovich Gerasimov (12 August 1881 – 23 July 1963) was a leading proponent of Socialist Realism in the visual arts, and painted Joseph Stalin and other Soviet leaders.
Gerasimov was born on 12 August 1881 in Kozlov (now Michurinsk) in Tambov Governorate. He studied at the Moscow School of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture from 1903 to 1915. There he championed traditional realistic representational art against the avant-garde.
|Approx. Size||5.8X4.1 inches (15X10.5 cm)|
|Published by||„Sovetskii Khudozhnik“ Publisher, Moscow, 1952|