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Ivan Akimov - Europeana Collections
Ivan Akimovich Akimov (Russian: Иван Акимович Акимов) (2 June 1754 – 27 May 1814) was a Russian Neoclassical painter who studied under Anton Losenko and then worked in the Saint Petersburg Academy of Arts, capping off his career as its director in 1796-1800. Akimov may be considered the first art historian in Russia: in 1804 he published a...