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Constantin Somov


Constantin Somov Portrait
Name
Constantin Somov
Birth Year
1869
Death Year
1939
Country
Russia
Movement
Art Nouveau

Constantin Somov Biography

Constantin Andreevich Somov was born in St. Petersburg on November 30, 1869 into the family of the senior curator at the Hermitage, artist and art historian, Andrei Ivanovich Somov and his wife, Nadezhda Constantinovna, an excellent musician. The family had a big collection of paintings, etchings, watercolors, big library; the artists were frequent guests in the house. Constantin started to learn to play piano, singing, and painting early.


Constantin Somov 59 Most Important Paintings and Artworks

Constantin Somov Bibliography

Constantin Somov by irina Pruzhan. Moscow, 1972.

The World of Art’ Movement. by Vsevolod Petrov and Alexander Kamensky. Aurora Art Publishers. Leningrad. 1991.