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BASIN, Petr Vasilievich (1793 - 1877), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BASIN, Petr Vasilievich (1793 - 1877), Painter

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Russian, 19th century, male.

Born 25 June 1793, in St Petersburg; died 16 July 1877, in St Petersburg.

Painter. History painting, portraits, landscapes.

The son of a civil servant and a civil servant himself, Bassin entered the academy of fine arts in St Petersburg in 1813, where he was the pupil of V.K. Shebuev. In 1819, following the favourable reception of his painting of Christ Chasing

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