Nikolai Kostrov

Костров, Николай Иванович

Painter, graphic artist,

Born Vasilevskoe (Viatka), 19 May 1901

Died St. Petersburg, 11 April 1996


In 1919 and 1920 Kostrov studied philology at the Kazan University. In 1921 he returned to Viatka where het studied art and met Evgenii Charushing who advised him to study at the Leningrad art school. In Leningrad he worked with Mikhail Matiushin and his group of artists of whom he wrote his memoirs: M. Matiushin and his disciples.