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Boris Kustodiyev Biography

Boris Mikhailovich Kustodiev was born in Astrakhan on March 7, 1878 into the family of a professor of philosophy, history of literature, and logic at the local theological seminary. Between 1893 and 1896, Boris took private art lessons in Astrakhan from Pavel Vlasov, a pupil of Vasily Perov. Subsequently, from 1896 to 1903, he attended Ilya Repin’s studio at the Academy of Arts in St. Peterburg. Concurrently he took classes in sculpture under Dmitry Stelletsky and in etching under Vasily Mathé.

He first exhibited

Boris Kustodiyev 73 Most Important Paintings and Artworks

Boris Kustodiyev Bibliography

Kustodiev. His Time, Life and Work. By V.Lebedeva. Moscow, 1984.

Boris Kustodiev. By A. Turkov. 1986, Moscow

Boris Kustodiev. By V. Dokuchaeva. Moscow, 1991.

Russian Painters. Encyclopedic Dictionary. St. Petersburg. 1998.

Boris Kustodiev--paintings, graphic works, book illustrations, theatrical designs by Boris Mikhailovich Kustodiev. Aurora Art Publishers, 1983.

The Art and Architecture of Russia (Pelican History Art) by George Heard Hamilton. Yale Univ Pr, 1992.

A Dictionary of Russian and Soviet Artists 1420-1970 by John Milner. Antique Collectors' Club, 1993.