Yefim Yefimovich Volkov
Born in St. Petersburg in 1844. Died in Petrograd (St. Petersburg) in 1920. Volkov studied at the Graphic Art School of the Society for the Promotion of the Arts. He also studied as an auditor (a person permitted to attend university courses without having the formal status of student) at the Academy of Arts. He lived and worked mainly in St. Petersburg and its environs. In 1879, he and Shishkin undertook a trip to the Crimea. In 1888, he traveled to Turkey, Syria, Palestine, Egypt and Greece. He also worked on the Volga, in Levitan’s favorite town, Pless. Apart from landscapes, he was also known as an illustrator. He was bestowed the title of Academician and he was a member of the Peredvizhnik Society.
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