(1873 - 1955)
Nikolai Konstantinovich Kalmakov was active/lived in Russian Federation. Nikolai Kalmakov is known for symbolist, mystical painting.
Self-portrait: The Crown of Thorns
Biography Nikolai Kalmakov
Nicolai (or Nicolas and Nicholas) Kalmakoff (1873-1955) was of Italian-Russian descent and grew up in Italy. From 1890 till 1895, he studied law in St. Petersburg and afterwards painting and anatomy in Italy. From 1900 he lived alternately in St. Petersburg and Moscow and got in contact with the artistic movement ‘Mir Iskusstva’ (World of Art) and the St. Petersburg theater world. He created numerous set designs.
After the Russian Revolution he lived in Constantinople and Tallinn. In 1924, he settled in Paris, where he worked as a painter until 1947. Kalmakoff’s works received increasing popularity in the auction market in recent years.
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