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KRAMSKOY, Ivan Nicolaevich (1837 - 1887), Painter, engraver, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
KRAMSKOY, Ivan Nicolaevich (1837 - 1887), Painter, engraver, draughtsman

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Russian, 19th century, male.

Born 8 June 1837, in Ostrogozhsk in the Vladimir region; died 6 April 1887, in St Petersburg.

Painter, engraver, draughtsman. Historical subjects, religious subjects, portraits.


Ivan Kramskoy was a well-known and well-respected portrait painter in Russia. He studied at the fine arts academy from 1857 to 1863, and refused, along with 13 of his contemporaries, to take part

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