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Entries / Neradovsky Peter Nikolaevich (1875-1962), artist

Neradovsky Peter Nikolaevich (1875-1962), artist

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NERADOVSKY Peter Nikolaevich (1875-1962), graphic artist, art historian and museum curator. He studied in the Moscow School of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture (1888-96) under Sergey Korovin and Leonid Pasternak and the Academy of Arts (1896-1903) under Ilya Repin, became a member of the New Society of Artists (from 1903; in 1906-10 - secretary of the Society). He drew fine pencil portraits of his contemporaries (Lev Tolstoy at the Piano, 1895, the Lev Tolstoy Museum, Moscow; Konstantin Somov, 1921; I.S. Ostroukhov, 1923, both in the State Tretyakov Gallery; Sergey Chekhonin, 1922; Elizaveta Kruglikova, 1933, both in the State Russian Museum). From 1909, he worked as curator of the arts department of the Russian Museum, in 1912-29 - director of the department; in 1929-32 - a member of the Russian Museum Board. He managed the scientific re-planning of the exposition and cataloguing the Museum collection. In the 1920s and early 1930s, he also worked in the State Hermitage, the Academy of Material Culture History, and the State Tretyakov Gallery. In 1921-28 he was elected chairman of the Artists Encouragement Fund. In 1932-35 and 1938-43 he was imprisoned on false charges. Later he worked in the Zagorsk Museum. He is the author of scientific articles on Old Russian painting and memoirs.

References: Из жизни художника. Л., 1965.

O. L. Leikind, D.S. Severukhin.

Korovin Sergey Alexeevich
Neradovsky Peter Nikolaevich
Pasternak Leonid Osipovich
Repin Ilya Efimovich
Tolstoy Lev Nikolaevich, Count

Из жизни художника. Л., 1965

The subject Index
Academy of Arts
Academy of Arts
New Society of Artists
Russian Museum, State
Society for the Encouragement of the Arts
Institute for the History of Material Culture of the Russian Academy of Sciences