on March 17, 1892, in Novozybkovo (Russia), died on February 1, 1981
in Riga (Latvia). Painter. Studies at the Art School in Penza (1912-1917),
State Free Art Workshops in Petrograd under N. Altman (1918-1919).
Together with Romans Suta, she
moved to Latvia in 1919. Member of the Riga Artists Group (1920 -
1924), participation in The Roller group exhibitions (1927 - 1931),
and Riga Graphic Artists' Association. Painter mostly of portraits
and still-lifes. One of the most exquisite representatives of Cubism
in Latvian painting of the first decade of the 20th century, who later
turned to realism. She worked in oil, water color, graphic arts and
produced paintings on chinaware at the Baltars workshop in 1924 -
References: Art and Architecture. Biographies. Riga, 1995,
p. 52; Aleksandra Belcova: Album Riga, 1965; Latvian Fine Arts in
1860 - 1940. Riga, 1986; J. Silins. Latvian Art in 1915 - 1940, I.
Stockholm, 1988; Unerwartete Begegnung: lettische Avantgarde: 1910
- 1935. Köln, 1990.