Песке, Иван Мечеславович
Born Golta (Kherson), 27 July 1870
Died Le Mans, 21 March 1949
Peske studied at the Kiev School of painting and The School of Fine Arts in Odessa. In 1891 he emigrated to France and enrolled in the Academie Julian in Paris. He is best known for his landscapes and portraits in an impressionist style.