Arseny Abramovich Morozov

Arseny Abramovich Morozov (1874-1908) was a member of the Morozov dynasty. He had a reputation as a playboy.

Family

He was the youngest son of Abram Abramovich Morozov and his wife Varvara Alekseevna Morozova. His eldest brother was Mikhail Abramovich Morozov, and Ivan Abramovich Morozov was his other elder brother.[1] He married Vera Sergeevna Fedotova.

Early life

He attended the 3rd Moscow Gymnasium before moving on to the Moscow Real School. Here he stayed on into the seventh year (1891-1892) in the mechanical and technical department.[2] Then in 1893 he received training in England, before travelling across Europe. He went to the International Exposition at Antwerp in 1894. Here he met Viktor Mazyrin who was responsible for the Imperial Russian pavilion. Mazyrin had already been engaged by other members of the Morozov family, and Arseny told him that he was interested in having a mansion built in Moscow.

References

  1. ^ Semenova, Natalya (2020). Morozov : the story of a family and a lost collection. New Haven: Yale University. ISBN 978-0-300-24982-8.
  2. ^ Мамонтова, А.И. (1898). Московское реальное училище в первое двадцатипятилетие. Moscow.

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