Polia Chentoff

Хентова, Полина Аркадьевна

Painter, graphic artist

Born Vitebsk, c. 1896

Died London, 21 March 1933


Chentoff studied at the Art Academy in Brussels. She worked in Munich and Paris. In 1914 she returned to Russia and participated to Mir Iskusstva in 1917. In 1920 she went via Kiev to Berlin and in 1923 to Paris. In 1926-1928 she took part in the Salon d'Automne. From 1930 she worked in London. In June 1930 she had a solo exihibition in Paul Guillaume Galleries in London. In 1932 she married Edmond Kapp. In 1933 she died of a cerebral tumour.