Russian, 19th century, male.
Born 24 March 1778, in Koporie; died 24 October 1836, in Rome.
Painter, draughtsman. Portraits, genre scenes, landscapes.
Kiprensky was the liberated son of a serf, whose master was the property owner Diakonov. He studied under G. Ugryumov and H. Doyen at the fine arts academy in St Petersburg from 1788 to 1803. He was awarded his first gold medal in
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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies
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