Petr Alexandrovich Nilus
(1869 - 1940/43)
Petr Alexandrovich Nilus was active/lived in Russian Federation. Petr Nilus is known for painting.
Biography Petr Alexandrovich Nilus
Petr Alexandrovich Nilus began his education at the beginning of the
1880s at the arts college in Odessa and at the end of the decade he
changed to the academy in St. Petersburg. After that he traveled through
Western Europe visiting among others Germany, Italy and France. In
Paris, he learnt about the way of painting of the impressionists which
had a great impact on his oeuvre. After emigrating from Russia in 1923
Nilus settled down in the French art capital. The artist worked as well
as an art critic and author. His paintings present portraits and figure
depictions as well as landscapes and coastal sceneries. His oeuvre is
characterized by facing up with impressionism, Jugendstil and symbolism.
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