Andreas Jawlensky

Явленский, Андрей Алексеевич


Born Ansbaki (Preli), 18 January 1902

Died Barga (Tuscany), 1984


Andreas was the only child of Alexej von Jawlensky and Helene Nesnakomoff, the maid of Marianne von Werefkin. By the time he was five years old, Andreas was painting with his father and showed great talent at an early age. He collaborated most closely with his father during the years in Zurich between 1917 and 1921. His motifs were Russian people and Russian scenery.