Kruglikova Elizaveta Sergeevna
Elizaveta Sergeevna Kruglikova (fr. Elizabeth de Krouglicoff; 1865-1941) - Russian and Soviet artist, graphic artist, master of print and silhouette, teacher.
Elizaveta Kruglikova was born on January 19 , 1865 in St. Petersburg. Parents - Sergey Nikolaevich Kruglikov (1832-1910) and Olga Yulievna Neiman (1836-1922). Elizaveta Sergeevna’s grandfather, Nikolai Aleksandrovich Kruglikov (1788-1868), was a well-known draftsman, amateur silhouette figure. Brother, Nikolai Sergeyevich Kruglikov (11.16.1861-28.10.1920), engineer of communications, assistant to the chief of the construction of the Ussuri railway, and also one of the founders of the Art Society of the Intimate Theater (1909).
From 1890 to 1895 she studied at the Moscow School of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture as a volunteer.
From 1895 to 1914 she lived in Paris, attended the studio of A. Vitti and the Academy of Colarossi.
From 1909 to 1914 she taught at the La Pallette Academy (etching course).
From 1922 to 1929 she taught graphics at the Academy of Fine Arts in Leningrad.
In 1938 and 1939, the artist M. Nesterov created two portraits of Elizabeth Kruglikova, the first was recognized as very successful and was immediately acquired by the Tretyakov Gallery, the second was bought by the Russian Museum. It was written in Moscow, where Kruglikova visited the artist N. A. Severtsova in the apartment of her late father A. N. Severtsov. A sketch of the second portrait was painted in Koltushi.
Kruglikova Elizaveta Sergeevna died in 1941 in Leningrad and was buried on the Literary bridges of the St. Petersburg Volkovsky cemetery.