Margarita Mikhaelis

Михаэлис, Маргарита Максимилиановна

Graphic artist.

Born St. Petersburg, 27 December 1898

Died Cheboksary, 21 May 1981


In 1917 and 1918 Mikhaelis studied at the Stroganov School of Art and at the Moscow Vkhutein. From 1923 to 1926 she studied at the Studio of D. Kardovskii. She worked as an illustrator for the publishing house Detgiz and for children's magazines such as Murzilka and Izkorka.In 1941 she was evacuated to the republic of Chuvashia where she worked as a teacher and as an editor for the Chuvash governmental publishing house.