Ivan Ivanovich Zubkov
Ivan Zubkov, USSR Artist.
Zubkov, Ivan was born in 1883 in Russia.
Studied film-making in Moscow.
Miniature painter. A Palekh master. A member of the team which decorated the Leningrad Pioneer Palace. Exhibitions: The Art of Palekh, Moscow, 1932.
Folk Art, Moscow, 1937. Worked in papiermache. Made many Palekh miniature objets d’art.
Zubovich, Boris, Baron (de Zoubovitch, Bob)
Film director, cameraman.
Both his parents came from the Baltic provinces. Left Russia, 1923 and moved to France. Settled in Paris. Cameraman for 20th Century Fox, 1944-1945.
Took part in the filming of the liberation of Paris, 1944. Turned to directing and became a famous animator. His puppet Films -Le Briquet Magique and Au Clair de la Lune -are regarded as masterpieces of French cinema.
Operated some 300 puppets. Opened his own puppet film studio in the 1960s. Lives near Paris.