Biography and informationEdit
As attached to the painting Varvara Aleksandrovna Cihakova unknown. We know something else: she was the daughter of A. L. Cherkasova, who in 1840-1850-ies was Governor of Pskov. Apparently, the artist had other pictures such reproducible here, "Child", because of the family portraits in the rooms, "the artist-the landowner Chikhacheva" was named among the followers of A. G. Venetsianov.
Little sister V. A. Chihachevo Ariadne married who had served under their father official for special assignments Alexander Blok. Their grandson was the famous Russian poet Alexander Blok.