PYOTR PETROVICH KONCHALOVSKY (1876-1956)
Painter, theatre designer. Studied at M.Raevskaya-Ivanova's studio in Kharkov, at the Stroganov Industrial Art School in Moscow (from 1889), the Academie Julian (1896-98) in Paris under P.Lorence and J.-J.Benjamine-Constante, at the Academy of Arts (1898-1907) under P.Tvorozhnikov, V.Savinsky, P.Kovalevsky. Lived in Moscow. Participant of exhibitions from 1908 ("The Golden Fleece", "The World of Art", "The Jack of Diamonds", "Being", the Association of Artists of Revolutionary Russia, etc.), one of the founders and chairman of association "The Jack of Diamonds" (1910). Designer of Zymin's Opera House (1912-14). Taught at "The Free Workshops" (1918-21), at the Higher Art and Technical Workshops/The Higher Art and Technical Institute (1926-29). Personal exhibitions: Moscow (1922, 1927-30), Paris (1925), etc. Products are presented in many museums of Russia and abroad.