Anna Petrovna OSTROUMOVA-LEBEDEVA 1871 — 1955
Анна Петрівна ОСТРОУМОВА-ЛЕБЕДЄВА • Анна Петровна ОСТРОУМОВА-ЛЕБЕДЕВА
Anna Petrovna Ostroumova-Lebedeva was born in St. Petersburg in 1871. Studied at Shtiglits College in 1889-1892; Imperial Academy of Arts in 1892-1900 in the studio of Ilya Repin (with intervals, including time spent in Whistler’s studio, Paris during 1898-1899); E.N.Zvantseva’s art school, St. Petersburg, 1906. Active in Leningrad. Began exhibiting in 1900. Member of World of Art, Union of Russian Artists. Became a Soviet academician in 1949. Best known for her woodcuts and engravings, particularly those depicting St. Petersburg but was also an accomplished watercolour artist. Died in Leningrad in 1955.