Add to favorite


 Maria  Chambers-Bilibina

Russian and English graphic artist, painter


Maria Yakovlevna Chambers-Bilibina was a daughter of James Stephen Chambers from Ireland and Elizaveta Mary Page. She was the sister of Vladimir Yakovlevich Chambers. In the 1890s she studied at the Drawing School of the Society for Encouragement of Artists and under Ilya Repin at M. K. Tenisheva’s School. In 1896 she visited England for the first time. In 1902–1911 she was married to the artist Ivan Bilibin and gave birth to their children Alexander (1903–1972; artist) and Ivan (1908–1993; a famous British journalist).
In the 1900s -1910s she illustrated books for Petersburg publishing houses, designed postcards and ex-librises, and was into easel graphic art and painting. Maria Chambers-Bilibina illustrated Selected Works by Mikhail Lermontov (1914–1915, Moscow). She participated in exhibitions of the New Artists Society (SPb., 1909, 1913), the World of Art Association (SPb., 1912, 1913; M, 1912; Kiev, 1913), Salon of V. A. Izdebsky (1909/1910), etc.
In May, 1914 Maria Chambers-Bilibina left to Switzerland for medical treatment of her eldest son suffering from total hearing loss and remained abroad because of the war. From 1917 she lived in England and went on painting. In 1931 she participated in an art exhibition of the Russian Group in Prince Vladimir Galitzine’s Gallery. Her works are kept in the family collection.
Maria Chambers-Bilibina was buried at a church cemetery in Kidmore End, Oxfordshire.



Tags: Russian Artists Maria Chambers-Bilibina    

Comment on our site

RSS   twitter   facebook   submit

Bookmark and Share

search on the map
Fashion In The Space Of Art  Russian Cinema  Russian business  St. Petersburg Theatres  Kemerovo Region  Modern Art Gallery "Mokhovaya 18"  Russian airports  Moscow  Nikita Mikhalkov  Kamchatka  odd news  Russian medicine  Trofim Borisov  Sakhalin  Sochi International Film Festival  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Russian tourism  Opposition  St. Petersburg  Leningrad Oblast  Confederations Cup  Exhibitions in Moscow  Sports in Russia  Transportation  travel to Russia  Film Distribution  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week   biology  Ukraine crisis  Russian Photographers  Russian regions  ENEA  Russian communism  Vandalism  Rosprodset  Ingeborga Dapkunaite  Russian trains  Oboronservice  Russian psychic tourism  Moscow Museum of Modern Art  Festivals in Moscow  Russian-Myanmar  Sochi Olympics  society  Palace Square  iOS  Mirax Group  Federal Service for Financial Markets  Russian musicians  international cooperation 

Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites