Yevrosinia Yermilova-Platova

Born: 1895, Kamenka (Tauride Province)
Died: 1974, Moscow

Painter, graphic artist. Born in the family of Fedosy Yermilov in the village of Kamenka in the Crimea (1895). Studied at the Faculty of History and Philology of the Higher Courses for Women (1914) and the studios of Konstantin Juon (1914–16) and Ilya Mashkov in Moscow (1917–18). Worked in the art section of the Crimean Folk Department in Simferopole (1919–21). Returned to Moscow (1921) and married the artist Fyodor Platov (1923). Accused of Formalism and expelled from the Union of Artists (1930s). Created appliqués (from 1945). Died in Moscow (1974). Contributed to exhibitions (from 1911), including Artists of the RSFSR Over Fifteen Years (1917–32) at the Russian Museum in Leningrad (1932–33), Abstraction in Russia: XX Century at the Russian Museum in St Petersburg (2001–02) and a joint exhibition with her husband at the Club of Masters of the Arts in Moscow (1934).

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