Alexander Laktionov
Letter from the front

Alexander Laktionov

1910 - 1972

From 1926–1929 Laktionov studied at art school in Rostov on Don. Between 1932–1938 he studied at the Institute for Painting , Sculpture and Architecture of the Academy of Arts under I. I. Brodsky, then, fr om 1938–1944 he continued his studies under I. E. Grabar. Laktionov was a full member of the Academy of Arts of the USSR, Laureate of the State Award of the USSR, Laureate of the Lenin Award and was awarded the Order of Lenin.