Viktor Elpidiforovich Borisov-Musatov
(1870 - 1905)
Viktor Elpidiforovich Borisov-Musatov was active/lived in Russian Federation, France. Viktor BorisovMusatov is known for post impressionist, symbolist painting-figure.
Biography Viktor Elpidiforovich Borisov-Musatov
Victor Musatov (he appended the name Borisov later) was born on April 14, 1870 in Saratov, Russia, in the family of a minor railway official who had been a serf. In his early childhood Viktor had suffered a bad fall, which left him humpbacked for the rest of his life. The tact and understanding of his parents, who encouraged his fondness for art, and the lessons of the young painter Konovalov contributed much to the formation of his artistic personality.
In 1890 Musatov left his native town to enroll in the Moscow School of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture. Dissatisfied with the system of teaching at the school, which was then going through a severe crisis, he left for St. Petersburg a year later, hoping to receive better profess
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