Aleksei Petrovich TKACHEV 1925 —
Олексій Петрович ТКАЧЕВ • Алексей Петрович ТКАЧЕВ
Aleksei Petrovich Tkachev was born in Chugonovka village, Bryansk region in 1925. Studied at Moscow Intermediate Art School in 1939-1945; Surikov’s Moscow Art Institute in 1945-1951. Active in Moscow. Began exhibiting in 1948. Taught in creative studios of USSR Academy of Arts, Moscow in 1976-1980s. Became a Soviet academician. Became “People’s Artist of the USSR” in 1978. Leading realist painter of 1950s-1960s; created all major works with his brother, Sergei Petrovich Tkachev (born 1922).