Nikolai Petrovich Bogdanov-Bel'skii
Nikolai Bogdanov-Bel'skii, USSR Artist.
Bogdanov-Bel'skii, Nikolai was born on December 20, 1868 in the village of Shopotovo, Smolensk Gouvernement.
Studied at the Troitse-Sergieva Lavra art school and the Moscow School of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture, 1884-1889, under E.Sorokin, V.Makovskii, V.Polenov, and I.Prianishnikov, also studied at the Higher Art School of the Petersburg Academy of Arts in the 1890s under I.Repin.
Genre and portrait painter. After the October Revolution 1917, emigrated to Latvia, 1921. Exhibitions: MOLKH, 1889, 1894-1895, 1898.
TPKHV, 1890-1892-94 and 1918. AllRussian Exhibition, Nizhnii Novgorod, 1896.