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Aleksandr Yakovlev

Full name: Aleksandr Yevgenyevich Yakovlev
Original name: Александр Евгеньевич Яковлев
Gender: Male
Born: June 25, 1887 in St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg, Russia
Died: May 12, 1938 in Paris, Paris, France
Country: RUS Russia
Sport: Art Competitions


Aleksandr Yakovlev, an ethnic Russian, studied from 1905-13 at the Imperial Academy of Arts in St. Petersburg. In 1913 he was allowed to study abroad and went to Italy and Spain, returning to Russia in 1915. From 1917-19 he travelled to Mongolia, China, and Japan before he went to Paris and obtained French citizenship. Although he probably had a French citizenship already in 1924, he is listed as Russian in the 1924 entry lists. In 1924 and 1925 he travelled to Africa. Yakovlev's paintings ranged from Renaissance to Primitivism and were later completed with African influences and exotic paintings.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1924 Summer 36 Paris Art Competitions Mixed Painting Russia RUS AC

Mixed Painting

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1924 Summer 36 Paris Art Competitions Russia Final Standings AC
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