Mikhail GermachevRussian, 1867/68–1930
Guermacheff was born in Kharkoff, Russia and was educated in Moscow. His painting “First Snow of the Winter” is in the National Museum of Moscow. Other paintings by him are in the collection of the Grand Duke Alexandre, the Grand Duchese Elizabeth, and in other large collections in Moscow and St. Petersburg. There he was known as one of the best Russian painters. Guermacheff was obliged to leave Russia after the Revolution and went to live in Paris. He exhibited at the Salon de la Societe Nationale des Beaux Arts, and the Grand Palais des Champs Elysee, Paris.