biography of Konstantin Alexandrovitch WESCHTSCHILOFF (1877-1945)

Birth place: Russia

Profession: Landscape and marine painter

Studied: Royal Acad., St. Petersburg, Russia, with Repin, 1898 (traveling scholarship, 1905-06)

Exhibited: First Free State Exhib., Petrograd, 1919

Work: Khabarovsk AG, Astrkhan AG, and Gorky AG, all in Russia

Comments: (Veshchilov, Konstantin Alexandrovitch). He was active in theatre design by 1913, and directed a group of artists for the "Agitprop" decorations at the Petrograd Tech. Inst., 1918. An enigmatic character, he painted coastal scenes in Capri and in Maine.