Sergueï Ivanovitch Charchoun (Сергей Иванович Шаршун)
24 August 1889
; Bougourouslan, Russian Federation *
24 November 1975
; Villeneuve-Saint-Georges, France *
Serge Charchoune has been sometimes seen "as a minor practitioner of major modernist styles—Dada, Cubism, Purism, informal abstraction—", when, in fact, he was an independent figure, an "unpredictable individualist" who worked both "within and beyond those tendencies".