Mikhail Pyrin

Born: 1874, Chentsovo (Yaroslavl Province)
Died: 1943, Ivanovo

Painter, graphic artist. Born in the family of Semyon Pyrin in the village of Chentsovo in Yaroslavl Province (1874). Studied at the Moscow School of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture (1892–1900). Worked in an Impressionist style (1900s), later influenced by Vincent van Gogh. Member of the Union of Russian Artists (1914). Died in Ivanovo (1943). Contributed to exhibitions (from 1893). Contributed to the exhibitions of the Moscow Fellowship of Artists (1896–1908, 1913), Society of Travelling Art Exhibitions (1900, 1901), 36 Artists (1901, 1902), New Society of Artists (1908, 1909), Union of Russian Artists (1910–23), Society of Realist Artists (1927) and the Exhibition of Russian Art in New York (1924).

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