Dutch engraver, cartographer. Studied engraving under Romeyn de Hooghe (1676–79). Taught etching to Peter the Great during his Great Embassy to Holland (1697) and was invited to Russia to work on commissions and train Russian artists (1698). Headed the engraving workshop at the Moscow Armoury.
Painter, graphic artist, writer. Born in a merchant’s family in Ufa (1862). Studied under Vasily Perov, Illarion Pryanishnikov, Pyotr Sorokin and Alexei Savrasov at the Moscow School of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture
Painter, graphic artist, illustrator, teacher. Born in the small town of Ruza to the west of Moscow in the family of an excise officer (1864). Studied under Pyotr Sinebatov (mid-1870s), under Vasily Perov, Illarion
Painter, graphic artist, bibliophile. Grand-nephew of Scottish surgeon Sir James Wylie (1768–1854), personal physician of Russian emperors Paul I, Alexander I and Nicholas I and founder of the Military Medical Academy in St