Painter. Member of the Union of artists of the USSR.
Jakov Krum Stefanovic was born on 7 Jun 1909 in Sofia, Bulgaria in the family of an architect. In the mid-1920s, arrives in the USSR. Was doing in Moscow in VHUTEMAS P. Konchalovsky and P. Radimov. Since 1929 he lived in Leningrad. In 1934, took Soviet citizenship. In 1934-1935 he studied at the Leningrad Institute of improvement of professional skill of art workers. In 1936 he became a member of the Leningrad Union of artists.
In 1939-1945 participated in the war with the white Finns and the great Patriotic war, was wounded, awarded the order the red banner.
Participant of exhibitions since 1936. Wrote to city and landscapes, genre paintings. Made the creative journey along the Volga and Volgo-Balt, Karelia, Novgorod, Staraya Ladoga, Bulgaria, Kyrgyzstan, Dagestan. The most well-known Leningrad artist's landscapes. The author of the paintings "At the stadium named after Kirov" (1950), "In a Moscow Park of the Victory" (1951), "In the woods" (1953), "White night" (1955), "festival of Leningrad", "maiden voyage" (both 1959), "Morning industrial Neva river" (1960), "Spring" (1961), "Veterans Pulkovo" (1964), "the Thaw" (1965), "the City over free Neva" (1977), etc.
Jakov Krum Stefanovic died in 1977 in Leningrad. His works are in museums and private collections in Russia, France, Bulgaria, Germany and other countries.