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(American born Russia, 1877 - 1945)

Waterfront View with Pier

Oil on prepared board, 4 x 5 3/4 inches
Signed at lower left: “C. Westchiloff”

Provenance: Millicent Rogers, Estate of Arturo Peralta Ramos II

Constantin Alexandrovitch Westchiloff was born in Russia and studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in St. Petersburg; as an artist he traveled extensively in Europe and in the USA. He operated a studio in New York finally but settled in New England, where he died in 1945. Throughout his career Westchiloff painted a wide variety of subjects in the Impressionist style. He was probably best-known for sea-scapes particularly of the New England coastline, but was also well regarded for his landscapes, portraits and figures, and genre subjects.

About the Artist

(American born Russia, 1877 - 1945)

Constantin Alexandrovitch Westchiloff was born in Russia and studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in St. Petersburg; as an artist he traveled extensively in Europe and in the USA. He operated a studio in New York finally but settled in New England, where he died in 1945. Throughout his career Westchiloff painted a wide variety of subjects in the Impressionist style. He was probably best-known for sea-scapes particularly of the New England coastline, but was also well regarded for his landscapes, portraits and figures, and genre subjects.