Taisiya Nikolayevna Nizovets

1874 - 1963 (Paris)

General Information

Stepmother of Lidiya Nizovets who was the wife of Prokudin-Gorsky’s younger son Mikhail. After all members of Prokudin-Gorsky’s family had left for France in 1923–1925, she lived in their apartment in Leningrad until 1930 (at 40 Vereyskaya Street, apartment #1), when she left for France. Prokudin-Gorsky left her the "family silver" and his collection of violins to look after. She may have been the last keeper of the Prokudin-Gorsky’s collection of photographs.