Pyotr Sokolov (painter)

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Pyotr Petrovich Sokolov (Russian: Пётр Петрóвич Сóколов) (1821 – 14 October [O.S. 2 October] 1899) was a Russian painter and illustrator. The eldest son of the famous society portraitist Pyotr (Fyodorovich) Sokolov, he himself worked mainly on genre scenes from the life of the Russian peasantry and army. He also produced a series of fine illustrations for an edition of Turgenev's Sportsman's Sketches.[1]

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  1. ^ Biographical article in Russian from the Brockhaus Encyclopaedia "Соколов (фамилия четырех живописцев)" 1916. Accessed 3 April 2008.