ALEXANDRA GRIGORYEVNA BYCHKOVA-KOLTSOVA (1892-1985)
Painter, graphic artist, decorative applied art artist. Studied at the Stroganov Industrial Art school (1912-16) under P.P.Pashkov, at the Higher Art and Technical Workshops (1918-21) under A.A.Osmyorkin and A.A.Vesnin (painting), under N.P.Ulyanov (drawing). In 1928 was sent to work to Paris, where stayed for four years. Participated in many prestigious exhibitions ("The Autumnal Salon", "The Salon of Independent Artists"), executed drawings of decorative industrial products to numerous orders of German and French industrial companies. In 1932 returned to the USSR.