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Nicolai Ivanovich Fechin  Russian  1881 -1955
Born:  Kazan, Russian Federation 
Died: Santa Monica, California, United States 
Studied: Kazan School of Fine Arts, Russia 
Imperial Academy of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, Russia 
Exhibited: Grand Central Galleries, New York 
Examples of Work: Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo 
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, CO 
National Cowboy Hall of Fame, Oklahoma City 
Specialty: Painter
Subjects Known For: Portraits
New Mexico
Memberships: Imperial Academy of the Fine Arts, Petrograd 
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Born in Kazan, Russia in 1881, Nicolai Fechin arrived in New York City with his family in 1923. His career as a portrait painter flourished there, but after three years, Fechin contracted tuberculosis and was ordered by his doctor to move to a dry climate. John Young Hunter, an artist acquaintanc... (More)

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