Vasily Perov

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Vasily Perov

"Troika". Apprentice Workmen Carrying Water. Detail.Oil on canvas1866Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia

Amateur Oil on canvas mounted on cardboard1862The Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia

Tea-Party at Mytishchi near Moscow Oil on canvas 1862The Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia

Teacher of DrawingOil on canvas 1867 The Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia

Vasily Perov a realist painter of the 19th century was a highly successful painter in his genre of art. He studied at the provincial Arzamas School of Art taught by a fellow realist painter Alexander Stupin. Later he transferred to Moscow School of Painting, Sculpture, and Architecture at which point his artistic talent really began to show, winning him several gold and silver medals among his classes. After that he won a major gold medal during a submission to a gallery and also received an overseas scholarship to St Petersburg Imperial Academy of Arts.

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Vasily Perov Self-Portrait Oil on canvas1870Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia

Vasily Perov, originally born as Vasily Grigorevich Kridener. Had originally been given the pen name of Perov from his friends in the art community. This was common procedure in Russia during the 19th century, in art. His name actually meant "Ink Pen" in russian and was the begining to his art carrier.

Vasily Perov had contributed to realism like p portraiture, landscape, and history in the arts. In Fact e he was one of the most influencing people in the d development of critical realism. This occurred as a r result of his release on a painting depicting drunken p priests. Vasily was a founding group member of the wanderers or Itinerants (a group of famous realism p portrait painters). During the same year he was granted the title of professor and taught art to a few soon t to be famous artists e.g. Isaac Levitan.)


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