Walter Lockenberg

Born: 1875, Strelna (St Petersburg Province)
Died: 1929, Harbin (China)

Painter, theatrical designer. Born in the family of Adolf Lockenberg in the resort of Strelna on the Gulf of Finland (1875). Studied at the Central School of Technical Drawing in St Petersburg (1890s), Odessa School of Art (1899, 1902–03), Anton Ažbè’s school in Munich (1899–1901) and the Imperial Academy of Arts (1903–06). Painted Impressionist landscapes, still-lifes and scenes of the urban life of St Petersburg (from early 1900s). Designed for Sergei Diaghilev’s Ballets Russes (from 1908). Member of the World of Art (1911). Died in Harbin in China (1929). Contributed to exhibitions (from 1898). Contributed to the exhibitions of the Imperial Academy of Arts (1898), Union of Russian Artists (1906–10), World of Art (1906, 1911), Link (1908), Vladimir Izdebsky Salon (1909–10) and the Exhibition of Russian Art in Berlin (1906).

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