Askold V. Smirnov


Lecturer at Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia. He is a researcher in the field of Russian fine art of the eighteenth century, museum studies, musical iconography and the interaction of fine arts and music, history of medicine. He has published seventy scientific works, including two books on musical iconography: D. S. Bortniansky and Fine Arts: 
Album of Iconographic Sources
(2014), The Easel of Euterpe: Collected Articles on Musical Iconography (2018, 2nd ed. — 2020). Participant of many scientific and practical conferences on the problems of the history of art, including foreign ones.