Sergey Merkurov

1881 - 1952

Sergey Merkurov

Sergey Dmitrievich Merkurov (Russian: Серге́й Дми́триевич Мерку́ров, 7 November [O.S. 26 October] 1881 – 8 June 1952) was a prominent Soviet sculptor-monumentalist of Greek-Armenian descent. He was a People's Artist of the USSR, an academic at the Soviet Academy of Arts, and director of the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts from 1944 to 1949. Merkurov was considered the greatest Soviet master of post-mortem masks. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sergey Merkurov has received more than 24,588 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 136th most popular sculptor.

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Among sculptors, Sergey Merkurov ranks 136 out of 163Before him are Louise Nevelson, Kārlis Zāle, Magda Frank, Ernst Neizvestny, Ivan Martos, and Tony Cragg. After him are Eva Hesse, Jacob Epstein, David Černý, Ron Mueck, Marisol Escobar, and Salvatore Garau.

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Among people born in 1881, Sergey Merkurov ranks 119Before him are Henry Maitland Wilson, Rudolf Ramek, Ernst Fast, Arkady Averchenko, August Hlond, and Aleksandr Gerasimov. After him are Irakli Tsereteli, Antti Hackzell, Dora Boothby, Louis Bastien, Otto Toeplitz, and Tommy Burns. Among people deceased in 1952, Sergey Merkurov ranks 94Before him are Joseph Avenol, John Garfield, Antti Tulenheimo, Petros Persakis, Jonas Staugaitis, and Fletcher Henderson. After him are Arturo Rawson, Yakov Frenkel, Itzik Feffer, Fartein Valen, Elmo Lincoln, and Ivan Olbracht.

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In Armenia

Among people born in Armenia, Sergey Merkurov ranks 34 out of 86Before him are Albert Azaryan (1929), Hovhannes Shiraz (1914), Ariarathes II of Cappadocia (-350), Shavarsh Karapetyan (1953), Karen Demirchyan (1932), and Henrikh Mkhitaryan (1989). After him are Shavo Odadjian (1974), Vazgen Sargsyan (1959), Tigran Sargsyan (1962), Minas Avetisyan (null), Mariam Aslamazian (1907), and Nikol Pashinyan (1975).

Among SCULPTORS In Armenia

Among sculptors born in Armenia, Sergey Merkurov ranks 1

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