Jean Gerin

Born: second half of 18th century, St Petersburg (?)
Died: after 1826, Moscow (?)

French painter, draughtsman, lithographer, teacher. Lived in Moscow (from 1772). Nominated to the Imperial Academy of Arts (1808), academician (1809). Painted miniature portraits of Empress Elizabeth Alexeyevna (1800s), Countess Varvara Golovina (late 1800s–early 1810s) and Countess Elizaveta Pototskaya (1820s). Painted a series of gouaches depicting events from the Napoleonic Wars for the Guards General Headquarters (mid-1810s). Taught drawing in Moscow.

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