Timkov Nikolai Efimovich (1912, Rostov Region - 1993, St. Petersburg) - Honored Artist of the RSFSR (1987). Studied at the Rostov Art School (1927-1930). In 1939 he graduated from the Leningrad Institute of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture named after I.E. Repin. in the workshop of I.I. Brodsky. Member of the Leningrad Union of Artists since 1943.
Master of landscape painting, one of the leading artists of the Leningrad school. Participant of exhibitions since 1929. Personal exhibitions of N.E. Timkov were held in Leningrad - St. Petersburg (1947, 1976, 1993), Moscow (1982), Rostov-on-Don (1957), San Francisco (1998, 2000, 2001), Aspen (1999), New York ( 1999, 2001), Scottsdale (2000), Palm Beach (2000), Weile (2001), Washington (2001). Repeatedly exhibited at the All-Union art exhibitions.
The artist's works are in the State Russian Museum, the State Tretyakov Gallery, in museums and private collections in Russia and abroad.