Kustodiev, Boris

Boris Kustodiev – a Russian painter, graphic artist and theatre designer, born in 1878, graduate of the Imperial Academy of Arts in Saint-Petersburg. The main theme of his work was depicting peasants’ festive life and provincial bourgeois scenes that he performed with a touch of admiration and irony and the same time. His works are presented at the Russian State Museums and Galleries and in private collections all over the world.