Viktor Mikhaylovich Vasnetsov was born in on 15 May 1848 in a village under funny name Lopyal. Vasnetsov's father was a priest, and same were his grandfather and great-grandfather....
Ivan Shishkin was born on January 25, 1832 in Yelabuga (Vyatka province, which is now referred to as Tatarstan). His father was a merchant belonging to the second guild - Ivan Vasilievich Shishkin....
Surikov Vasily Ivanovich greatly contributed to the development of the Russian art school. He was born on January 24 (January 12 as per the old style) in 1848 in the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk....
I.E. Repin was born in Chuguev, which is located on the territory of the Kharkov province, in 1844. At that time, no one could think that this ordinary boy originating from a poor family would become a great Russian artist....
The artistic talent of Boris Mikhailovich Kustodiev, who is a world-famous representative of the Russian painting school of the past century, gave us a nostalgic world, sunny and joyful, emphasizing the feeling of a holiday with bright colors....
Kramskoy Ivan Nikolaevich (years of life - 1837-1887) is well known to us today as a talented portrait and historical painter. His hometown is Ostrogozhsk, Voronezh province. It was there, in the family of a minor official, that little Vanya was born. He was fond of painting since childhood. He...