Nikolai Chernov-Krause

Born: 1875, St Petersburg
Died: 1941, Leningrad

Painter, graphic artist, theatrical designer. Born in the family of Nikolai Chernov-Krause in St Petersburg (1875). Studied at St Petersburg University (1890s), School of Drawing of the Society for the Encouragement of the Arts (1890s), Imperial Academy of Arts (1897–98) and advised by Johann Wilhelm Mathé. Designed for theatres in St Petersburg (from 1906). Died in Leningrad (1941). Contributed to exhibitions (from 1899). Contributed to the exhibitions of the Imperial Academy of Arts (1899–1917), Society of Russian Watercolour Painters (1900s), Exhibition of Pictures and Drawings by Modern Artists (1914), New Society of Artists (1914, 1917), World of Art (1915), Free Creativity (1918), I State Free Exhibition of Works of Art (1919), Community of Artists (1925, 1928) and Society of Individualist Artists (1928).

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