Ivan Ivanovich Shishkin (Russian: Ива́н Ива́нович Ши́шкин; 25 January 1832 – 20 March 1898) was a Russian landscape painter closely associated with the Peredvizhniki movement.
He also took part in exhibitions at the Academy of Arts, the All-Russian Exhibition in Moscow (1882), the Nizhniy Novgorod (1896), and the World Fairs (Paris, 1867 and 1878, and Vienna, 1873). Shishkin's painting method was based on analytical studies of nature. He became famous for his forest landscapes and was also an outstanding draftsman and a printmaker.
In 1891, he was appointed professor-director of the landscape class in the Academy's Advanced Art School.
A minor planet 3558 Shishkin, discovered by Soviet astronomer Lyudmila Zhuravlyova in 1978, is named after him.
In 2008, oil painting on canvas by Ivan Shishkin, IN THE WOODS, 1882, was sold for 2,200,000 USD on Sotheby's auction of RUSSIAN ART in NEW YORK.
Totally 181 Ivan Ivanovich Shishkin Art Paintings for Sale
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