Elisaveta Bem

Бем, Елизавета Меркурьевна

Graphic artist

Born St. Petersburg, 12 February 1843

Died St.Petersburg, 25 July 1914


Elisveta Bem, born Elisaveta Endaurova, studied 1857-64 at the Petersburg Scool for the promotion of the Arts under Kramskoi and graduated with a silver medal. She became famous for her illustrations in the form of silhouettes that depict the world of the Russian child. She worked mainly as a book illustrator.


1879 - 1880 - 1882