Ivan Petrovich Argunov

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Place: St. Petersburg

Born: 1729

Death: 1802

Nationality: Russia

Biography:

Ivan Petrovich Argunov (Russian: Иван Петрович Аргунов) (1729–1802) was a Russian painter, one of the founders of the Russian school of portrait painting. He was a serf belonging to Count Sheremetev and had grown up in the family of his uncle, Semyon Mikhaylovich Argunov, who was a steward of princess Cherkassky and later a majordomo for count Sher...

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