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REPIN, Ilya Efimovich (1844 - 1930), Painter, sculptor, print artist, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
REPIN, Ilya Efimovich (1844 - 1930), Painter, sculptor, print artist, draughtsman

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Ukrainian, 19th – 20th century, male.

Active in Finland from 1917.

Born 5 August 1844, in Chuguev; died 29 October 1930, in Kuokkala, Finland.

Painter, sculptor, print artist, draughtsman. Historical subjects, portraits, genre scenes.

Peredvizhniki (Wanderers) group. Abramtsevo Artists' Colony.

Ilya Efimovich Repin was the son of a soldier-settler of Cossack origin. In later life he would draw on his origins

Reference Entry.  1829 words. 

Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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