Uzbek Avant-Garde Artists of the 1920s and 1930s
By the Khauz (Pond)
Oil on canvas. 83 x 83.5cm
Zinaida Kovalevskaya (1902-1979)
Kovalevskaya studied at the Kazan Art School (1922-1927) under Pavel Benkov. In 1943 she took an external degree at the Institute of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture named after I. Repin in Leningrad. Since 1930 in Uzbekistan, Kovalevskaya worked as a teacher at the Samarkand Art School.