Nadezhda Andreevna UDALTSOVA 1886 — 1961
Надєжда УДАЛЬЦОВА • Надежда Андреевна УДАЛЬЦОВА
Born in Orel in 1886. Studied at the private studios of Konstantin Juon (1905) and Kis (1909) in Moscow and under Henri Le Fauconnier, Jean Metzinger and Dunoyer de Segonzac at the Academie de la Palette in Paris. Worked with Vladimir Tatlin and Alexander Vesnin at the Tower studio in Moscow (1913). Member of the Suprematist group (1916-1917). In the 1920s, Udaltsova reverted to the renewed figurative art under the influence of her husband and associate A.D. Drevin. Contributed to the exhibitions of the Jack of Diamonds group (1914, 1916) and other important exhibitions. In 1929–1933, Udaltsova traveled to Altai region with her husband A.D. Drevin, and in 1933–1935 worked in Armenia. After Drevin’s arrest in 1938 and until her last days, Udaltsova painted mainly still life. She died in Moscow in 1961.