Portrait of Alexey Severtsov.
1934. Oil on canvas. Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia. More.
Severtsov, Alexey Nikolayevich
(1886-1936) biologist, academician; conducted research in comparative anatomy and embryology of vertebrates; author of theoretical works on evolution of animals. He was fond of art, of painting in particular. In 1902-1911, worked in the University of Kiev, where he got acquainted with Nesterov