Author BiographyLEBEDEFF Jean (1884-1972) - a graphic artist. Born in the village. Bogorodskoe, Russian Empire. He emigrated to France (1909). He attended classes at the National School of Fine Arts and the Academy H. Matisse, workshops Tolstoy. Admired engraving, studied ancient collections of the National Library, he worked in engineering woodcuts. Before World War intermediary between Russian artists and interior Independent. Produced leaflets, posters and ads for Russian soldiers in front of the French (1914-1917). Participated in many exhibitions in Paris and London. He was a group of Russian artists "Beat". Portrait of the artist Diego Rivera executed (1918). Ivan Lebedev has created thousands of drawings and engravings, which captures images of literary characters from the works of Pushkin, Gorky, Kuprin, Tolstoy and other writers.
Jean LEBEDEFF (1884-1972)
"The Lady", 1923
13,5 х 8,7 cm
Signature and date bottom right. Author's seal in the center.