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Alexander Bazhbeuk-Melikyan

1891-1966 | Tbilisi, Georgia

Alexander Bazhbeuk-Melikyan was a Soviet Georgian artist, graphic designer and sculptor of Armenian origin. Alexander Alexandrovich Bazhbeuk-Melikyan was born in Tbilisi, Georgia. In 1903, he began his studies at the School of Art and Sculpture of the Caucasus Society for the Encouragement for the Fine Arts.[1] Here he made the acquaintance of a fellow student, Lado Gudiashvili. In 1910, he travelled to Moscow to begin training in the studio of the artist V. N. Meshkov. The following year, he joined the St. Petersburg Academy of Arts.


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