Ilia Repin

Репин, Илья Ефимович

Painter

Born Chuguev (Kharkov), 5 August 1844

Died Kuokkala, 29 September 1930

 

Repin was born into a military family. He entered military school in 1854 and in 1856 studied under Ivan Bunakov, a local iconpainter. He began to paint around 1860. In 18741876 he took part in the Itinerant exhibitions in Saint Petersburg. He was awarded the title of academician in 1876.He taught at the Higher Art School attached to the Academy of Arts from 1894. In 1898 he purchased an estate, the Penates, in Kuokkala (Finland), now Repino (St Petersburg) where he died and is buried.

 

1894

 

1921-22

 

 

1948-49

 

 

1951, 1955

 

 

1963

 

1975

 

1986

 

1990

 

 

1994-95

 

 

2001

 

 

2003

 

2005-06

 

 

2013