The artist is Kustodiev
In 1926, the portrait was re-prescribed by the author, since its colorful layer was badly damaged due to the negligence of one of the ministers of the timing.
Somov Konstantin Andreevich (1869–1939) – painter and graphic. He graduated from IAX (1888–1897), since 1894 – a student and. E. Repin. Characteristic representative of the core of the association „World of Art”. Since 1924 he lived abroad.
Study to the picture of a group portrait of artists of society „World of Art”.