|Sergei Alekseevich Kirillov|
|Born||May 10, 1960
Moscow, Soviet Union
Sergei Alekseevich Kirillov (1960 in Moscow, Soviet Union) is a leading modern Russian artist, who is focusing on historical paintings. His subjects have included Stepan Razin, Princess Olga, Ivan the Terrible, Saint Sergius of Radonezh, and Dmitry Donskoy.
Education and work
In 1984 he graduated from The Surikov Art Institute in Moscow, from the studio of Professor Dmitry Konstantinovich Mochalsky. His graduate work was depicting Peter the Great. His paintings are now regularly published in history classroom books, monographs of The History of Russia, and historical belletristic literature. Since 1987, 24 exhibitions of his paintings have been held in Moscow and other cities in Russia.
Holdings by museums
His works are in the State Tretyakov Gallery, and the art museums of Pereslavl, Bryansk, Alexandrov, and other towns in Russia.
Basil Fool for Christ praying almost naked in the snow.