#2. Alexander BARKOFF. (Russian 1870-1942) Athens street view 1936
Alexander BARKOFF. (Russian 1870-1942)
Street view in Athens. Signed. Dated 1936.
Watercolor on paper.
With frame 43cm 37cm
Watercolor 34cm 27cm
Alexander Barkoff (September 4, 1870 Helsinki - 1944 Athens, Greece) was a Russian painter.
Barkoff studied at the Central School of Art and Design in 1890 and 1895–1897 and at the Finnish Art Association's School of Drawing in 1893–1897. He participated in the exhibitions of Finnish Artists in 1897, 1898, 1899, 1901 and 1905. Barkoff moved from Finland abroad in 1900 and lived mainly in Thessaloniki and Athens, Greece. He also spent long periods in Paris and Florence. He spent the last years of his life in Greece. Barkoff also worked as a cartoonist.