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Alexandr Laktionov
/1910-1972/

Alexander Laktionov was a renowned Soviet painter and graphic artist known for his portrait and genre paintings. Laktionov received his early art education in Rostov-on-Don and later studied at the All-Russian Academy of Arts in Leningrad, where he was influenced by Professor Isaak Brodsky, a follower of the realistic traditions in Soviet art.

Laktionov gained recognition for his portraits and genre paintings, particularly for his iconic work "Letter from the Front" (1947), which depicted a soldier delivering a letter to a family, evoking the emotions of hope and joy. The painting became widely celebrated, exhibited, and reproduced in various publications. Laktionov also created other genre paintings and ceremonial portraits, showcasing his technical skill.

In addition to his artistic career, Laktionov was involved in teaching. He received several accolades, including the State Prize named after Ilya Repin, the Order of the Red Banner of Labor, and various medals. 

The artist's portrait was reconstructed using Artificial Intelligence (AI).