Olga's Gallery

Ilya Repin


Portrait of the Chello-Player Alexander Verzhbilovich.

1895. Oil on canvas. The Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia. Read Note.

Ilya Repin. Portrait of the Chello-Player  Alexander Verzhbilovich.

Vershbilovich Alexander Valerianovich (1849/50-1911) cello-player, pupil of K. Davydov, gave solo concerts, played in the orchestra of the Italian Opera in Milan (starting in 1877) and the Mariinsky Theatre (1882-85) in St. Petersburg. Professor of the St. Petersburg Conservatory from 1890