Evgenia Solomonovna Mantseva, born Poliak, was the sister of Elisaveta Solomonovna Poliak, an amateur artist and friend of Somov.
It's already the second week that I have been working on a portrait of a woman - Lisa's sister. After two days working with pastel I began to paint in oil.
Letter dated 6 June 1993, p. 403
An oil portrait of Evgenia Solomonova Mantseva dated 1933 is in the Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, see Tretyakov Gallery, Catalogue of paintings, End of the 19th - beginning of the 20th Century, vol. 5, Moscow, 2005, p. 354, no. 1267.