Nikolai Chernyshyov

Born: 1885, Nikolskoe (Tambov Province)
Died: 1973, Moscow

Painter, graphic artist, teacher. Born in the family of Mikhail Chernyshyov in the village of Nikolskoe in Tambov Province (1885). Studied under Nikolai Kasatkin, Abram Arkhipov, Valentin Serov and Konstantin Korovin at the Moscow School of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture (1901–11), Académie Julian in Paris (1910) and under Johann Wilhelm Mathé at the Imperial Academy of Arts in (1911–15). Member of the Union of Applied Artists and Industrial Art (1919) and the World of Art (1921), founding member of Makovets (1922–26) and the Society of Moscow Artists (1928–29). Taught at the VKhUTEMAS/VKhUTEIN (1920–30) and the Moscow Institute of Fine Arts/Vasily Surikov Institute of Art (1936–48). People’s Artist of the RSFSR. Died in Moscow (1973). Contributed to exhibitions (from 1906), including a posthumous one-man show at the Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow (2005).

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