Sasko (née Solovyovich) Maria Andreevna
1882, Warsaw – ?
Painter. Graduated from Alexandra Duchinskaya’s high school for girls (1900); studied under Kuzma Petrov-Vodkin at Elizaveta Zvantseva’s School of Art (1917); in Kuzma Petrov-Vodkin’s personal workshop at the State Free Art Studios in Petrograd (1918–1922). In 1922 enrolled as a candidate in the Research Workshops of the Academy of Arts, but almost did not work there. Contributed to exhibitions (from 1923). There are no other data regarding Sasko’s creative work. It is known, that on 30 July 1904 she married Georgy Sasko (1880–1938). On 22 March 1938 her husband, an economist, was arrested on the charge of anti-revolutionary activities (Articles 58-10 and 58-11) and died on 19 December 1938 in the Kryazh prison during the investigation; rehabilitated in 1991.