Feodor Ivanovich ZAKHAROV 1882 — 1967
Федір Іванович ЗАХАРОВ • Федор Иванович ЗАХАРОВ
Fedor Zakharov was born in Astrakhan in 1882. In 1910-1916 he studied at the Moscow School of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture. He began exhibiting in 1911 and established himself as a painter of landscapes, still lifes and portraits. As an exhibitor and member of the committee organizing The Russian Art Exhibition planned for New York City in 1924, Zakharov travelled to the USA and settled in New York, where he opened his own studio on Central Park South in 1932. Zakharov was a successful artist in New York and received a number of commissions, including a portrait for US Ambassador to China, collectors Charles Crane and Mrs. Woodrow Wilson. Zakharov exhibited in Philadelphia in 1924, Paris in 1933, New York in 1934, and contributed to the International Exhibition of Modern Art held at the Carnegie Institute in Pittsburgh in 1925. The artist died in the New York in 1967.