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Shcherbov, Pavel Yegorovich (1866-1938), an artist

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SHCHERBOV, Pavel Yegorovich (1866 – 1938, Gatchina Town), a graphic artist and caricaturist. He studied at the Academy of Fine Arts (1885-86). In his sharp satiric drawings and watercolours he depicted literary and art life in St.Petersburg in the end of XIX c. - the beginning of XXc.: caricatures "Russko-Finlyandskaya Vystavka" ("Russian-Finnish Exhibition") (1898; the State Russian Museum), "Bazar XXv." ("Market in XXc.") (1908; the State Tretyakov Gallery), friendly caricatures "Semeistvo Mate" ("Mate's Family") (1900), "Shalyapin Grimiruetsya" ("Shalyapin is Making Himself Up"), "Torzhestvo Dyagileva. Novaya Minerva" ("Dyagilev's Celebration. New Minerva") (1900s; all the pieces are in the State Russian Museum). Shcherbov contributed to magazines "Shut" ("A Clown"), "Lukomorie" ("Curved Seashore"), etc., he took part in exhibitions held by the Society of Russian Watercolorists and Association "Mir Iskusstva" ("A World of Art"). In the period 1902-38 he lived in Gatchina Town. Since 1911 Shcherbov lived in his own house at 4, Chekhov street (the house was built in 1911, architect Krichinsky S.S.; since 1992 it has housed Historical and Memorial Estate of Shcherbov P.Y.; there is a memorial plaque on the building). Since 1919 Shcherbov worked as an assistant of Gatchina Town Palace keeper. He was buried in Gatchina Town Cemetery.

Margolis, Aleksandr Davidovich

Chaliapin, Fyodor Ivanovich
Diaghilev, Sergey Pavlovich
Krichinsky, Stepan Samoilovich
Shcherbov, Pavel Yegorovich

Leningrad Oblast, the/Gatchina District/Gatchina Town/Chekhov Street
Leningrad Oblast, the/Gatchina District/Gatchina Town

Савинов А.Н. П.Е. Щербов. Л., 1969.
Достопримечательности Ленинградской области / Сост. И.А.Орлова. Л., 1977., С.452-454.

Subject Index
Gatchina Palace -and - Park ensemble, the
Gatchina town cemetery, the
Historic-memorial Museum-Estate of P.E. Shcherbov, the