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Place du Tertre et Le Coeur - Alexei Jawdokimov - Framed Print - 12"H x 16"W


Place du Tertre et Le Coeur - Alexei Jawdokimov - Framed Print - 12"H x 16"W

Alexei Jawdokimov is a Russian-British Painter

Alexei was brought up on a kolhoz (collective farm), but spent many of his childhood years in various concentration camps across Europe. He came to England in 1950 by way of Germany with his mother, who was a World War II refugee. 

He studied at the Somerset College of Art. He learnt to fly with the RAF, after he formed a Russian Cossack Dance Company which toured Britain. He also began to act, mostly in minor roles for television. Film parts then followed and he can count amongst his credits films including ‘Music Lovers’, ‘The Tamarind Seed’ and ‘The Eagle Has Landed’.

The Place du Tertre is a square in the 18th arrondissement of Paris. Only a few streets away from Montmartre's Basilica of the Sacré Cœur and the Lapin Agile.

The Place du Tertre is a reminder of the time when Montmartre was the mecca of modern art. At the beginning of the 20th century, many penniless painters including Picasso and Utrillo were living there.

The Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Paris, commonly known as Sacré-Cœur Basilica and or Sacré-Cœur, is a Roman Catholic church and minor basilica, dedicated to the Sacred Heart of Jesus. The basilica is located at the summit of the butte Montmartre.

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