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Alexej Harlamoff (1842-1922 ) was a Russian painter.He was born close to Saratov on the Volga River, and enrolled at the Academy of Fine Arts in Saint Petersburg at the age of 14. He won a gold medal in 1868 for his painting entitled The Return of the Prodigal Son. This enabled him to study in Paris at the Ecole des Beaux Arts under the great portrait painter and teacher Leon Bonnat.   more from wikipedia »