Ivan Shishkin

Шишкин Иван Иванович


Born Elabuga (Vyatka), 25 January 1832

Died St. Petersburg, 20 March 1898


Ivan Shishkin  studied at the Moscow School of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture for four years. After that, he attended the Saint Petersburg Imperial Academy of Arts from 1856 to 1860 and graduated with the highest honours and a gold medal. He received the imperial scholarship for his further studies in Europe. He specialized in landscape painting and was a member of the Iterenants group.