Beklemishev, Vladimir

Beklemishev, Vladimir [Beklemišev], b 15 August 1861 in Katerynoslav gubernia, d January 1920 in Novorzhev, Pskov gubernia, Russia. Russian sculptor, full member and professor of the Saint Petersburg Academy of Arts from 1892. Beklemishev studied in Kharkiv and Saint Petersburg and produced a number of works on Ukrainian themes, including peasant life (Peasant Love, 1896), a commemorative bust of Taras Shevchenko in Kharkiv (1899), and a model for a commemorative statue of Shevchenko, which was awarded a prize at a competition in Kyiv in 1910.

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