20 June - Valerian Sidamon-Eristavi was born
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Afterwards, he taught at Tbilisi Academy of Fine Arts (1925-43) and became its professor in 1938. His paintings mostly depicted the old Tbilisi, historical figures and events.


Sidamon-Eristavi was also a distinguished scene-painter; he decorated many famous plays and opera performances (Lope de Vega’s Fuente Ovejuna produced by Kote Marjanishvili in 1922, opera performance Daisi (1923, music by Zakaria Paliashvili, etc).


Valerian Sidamon-Eristavi was awarded the title of the Honored Artist of Georgia (1940).



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