Olga's Gallery

Mikhail Nesterov

Portrait of Alexey Severtsov.

1934. Oil on canvas. Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia. Read Note.

Mikhail Nesterov. Portrait of Alexey Severtsov.

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