Lapchine, Georgi

Description: Georgi Alexandrovich Lapchine (Russian, 1885-1950), View of Amalfi Coast, oil on canvas, signed lower right, canvas: 24″h x 48″w, overall (with frame): 30″h x 54.5″w

Georgiy Alexandrovich Lapchine was born in Moscow in 1885. In the early 1900s he studied at the Stroganov School. He lived in Paris, studied with Cormon and J F Lhermitte. Returning to Moscow, participated in the group exhibition of independence (1910), was the founder and permanent participant of “free art” (1911-1917). In 1918-1922 works were exhibited in Moscow on the 1st and 2nd shows a picture of professional union painters in Moscow (1918), the 2nd National Exhibition of paintings (1919), the 47th exhibition TPHV (1922), as well as the 1st Russian art Exhibition in Berlin (1922). In 1924 he moved to Paris.