Serov, Valentin Aleksandrovich (1865-1911). Russian. Medium: chalk and charcoal on paper. Date: 1906. Director of the Petersburg Conservatory from 1906 until the revolution of 1917; Soviet government gave him the title of People's Artist of the Republic in 1917; Provenance: Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia. Photographic Rights held by The Bridgeman Art Library.