Boris Anrep

Анреп, Борис Васильевич

Painter, poet, monumentalist

Born St. Petersburg,  27 September 1883

Died London, 7 June 1969


Boris von Anrep studied law at The Petersburg University were he became a teacher of law. In 1908 he went to Paris and studied art at the Academie Julien. before studying (in 1910 and 1911) at The Edinburgh College of Art. In 1917 he completed his first floor mosaic. Between 1926 and 1930 he designed and execute de floor mosaics of the National Gallery in London.