Boris Mikhailovich Kustodiev (Russian, 1927)

Timeline

1878
Born: Astrakhan, Russia
1893–1896
studied in theological seminary and took private art lessons in Astrakhan from Pavel Vlasov, a pupil of Vasily Perov
1893–1903
he attended Ilya Repin’s studio at the Imperial Academy of Arts in St. Petersburg
1903
married Julia Proshinskaya
1905–1907
produced illustrations for satirical magazines "Zhupel" (Bugbear) and "Adskaya Pochta" (Infernal Post)
1909
elected into Imperial Academy of Arts
1910
joined the World of Art Group
1911
designed the sets for Ostrovskv's "An Ardent Heart"
1913
designed the sets and costumes for The Death of Pazukhin at the Moscow Art Theatre
1923
joined the Association of Artists of Revolutionary Russia
1927
Died: Leningrad, Russia
illustrated many works of classical Russian literature, including Nikolai Gogol's Dead Souls, The Carriage, and The Overcoat; Mikhail Lermontov's The Lay of Tsar Ivan Vasilyevich, His Young Oprichnik and the Stouthearted Merchant Kalashnikov; and Leo Tolstoy's How the Devil Stole the Peasants Hunk of Bread and The Candle

Exhibitions

2007
Boris Kustodiev and artists of Volga region, KG Gallery, St.Petersburg, Fontanka Embankment
1896
first exhibition