Olga's Gallery

Mikhail Nesterov


Portrait of Alexey Schusev.

1941. Oil on canvas. The Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia. Read Note.

Mikhail Nesterov. Portrait of Alexey Schusev.

Shusev, Alexey Victorovich (1873-1949) Russian architect. He projected the Cathedral of Marfo-Mariinsky cloister, the paintings in which were fulfilled by Nesterov. Author of the projects of Kazansky Railway Station (1914-26) in Moscow, Mausoleum of Lenin (1924-30), Hotel “Moscow” (1932-38), plan for general reconstruction of Moscow (1918-25)