Eugene Klimoff: Selected Works. UNIVERSITY OF LATVIA JOURNAL, 2006. Hardcover, unpaginated (66 pages). Hardcover, no dustjacket as issued, color and black and white illustrations. Dual-language text (English and Russian). 1 copy only.
Eugene Klimoff was born in Mitau, Latvia in 1901. He graduated from the Latvian Academy of Fine Arts in Riga in 1929, specializing in the History of Russian Art. He took further study in Paris, Moscow, Italy and Austria, and, in 1933, became Secretary of the Arts Society "Akropolis" in Riga. Working primarily in lithography, he emigrated to Canada in 1949. He began working as a naturalist and a portraitist and painted in the Holy Land. Klimoff gave lectures at Carleton University in Ottawa on Russian religious painting in the 19th century and held teaching positions in Russian literature, history and art at a number of North American universities. His work is represented in museum collections in Riga, Moscow, St-Petersburg, Quebec and in private collections in France, England, Israel, Canada, Russia, USA. He died in 1990.