Sergei Lobovikov

Лобовиков, Сергей Александрович


Born Belaia (Viatka), 19 June 1870

Died Leningrad, 27 November 1941


In 1885, Lobovikov started working as an apprentice in a photographic studio in Viatka. In 1894 he opened his own studio and photographed the peasant way of life. In 1900 he joined the Russian Society of Photographers and became chairman of the Viatka Society of Photographers and Art Circle in 1908. From 1909 til 1922 he worked at the Viatka Museum of Art and History. In 1934 he moved to Leningrad  and died in an air-raid during the Siege of Leningrad.