Boris Georgiev
Varna 1888 - 1962 Vienna

"Self Portrait"
Charcoal & pastel on cardboard
99,5 x 60,5 cm
Signed & dated III - 1919 u.r.

Boris Georgiev (born 1888 in Varna, Bulgaria; died 1962 in Rome) was a Bulgarian painter and graphic artist. He studied in St. Petersburg and at the Academy of Arts in Munich. Throughout his life he traveled the world. He was friends with numerous personalities and portrayed them. His most important work is probably the portrait of Albert Einstein, which he completed in 1929 and sent to the famous physicist.