Nathalia Brodskaïa is a curator at The State Hermitage Museum in St Petersburg. She has published monographs on Rousseau, Renoir, Derain, Vlaminck, and Van Dongen, as well as many books on the Fauves and Naïve Art. She is currently working on a study of French painters at the end of the 19th and the beginning of the 20th century.
Art historian Nina Kalitina is a specialist in French art of the 19th and 20th centuries. She has authored many books on artists including Claude Monet and André Derain.