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Shishkin, Ivan Ivanovich

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B00168804
Shishkin, Ivan Ivanovich

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Russian, 19th century, male.

Born 1831 or 1832; died 1888 or 1898.

Painter, watercolourist. Landscapes with figures, waterscapes.

Ivan Ivanovich Shishkin studied at the college of art in Moscow and later at the art academy in St Petersburg. He was the first Russian landscape painter to appreciate the importance of the open-air study. The central theme of his work is the Russian landscape....

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Subjects: Painting ; 19th-Century Art

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