1875, Brest-Litovsk, Hrodno Province — 1947, Paris
Painter, sculptor, draughtsman, theatrical designer, portraitist, monumentalist, author of decorative panels. Studied at the Higher School of Art, Imperial Academy of Arts (1896–1903). Contributed to the Exhibitions of Russian Art in Berlin (1906), Paris (1906, 1910, 1921), Venice (1920), Belgrade (1930), Philadelphia (1932), and the International Exhibitions in Venice (1907), Malmö (1914) and Leipzig (1914). The artist often derived inspiration from Old Russian culture becoming one of the most prominent representatives of the modernist “Russian style”.