Biography of Alexander Mutafov
Born on May 8, 1879 in the town of Shumen, Principality of Bulgaria. He died on November 25, 1957 in Sofia, Bulgaria. Between 1899 and 1902 Mutafov studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Turin with Professor Giacomo Grosso, and from 1902 to 1909 at the Academy of Fine Arts in Munich with Prof. Leo von Leftz. Upon his return to Bulgaria he worked as a teacher of painting in Dupnitsa and Sofia until 1920, when he was appointed at the Academy of Arts in Sofia as a teacher, and from 1921 a professor of practical and constructive perspective.