Nikolay Kasatkin

Painting, Visual Artist

1859 – 1930

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Who was Nikolay Kasatkin?

Nikolay Alexeyevich Kasatkin was a Russian painter.

Kasatkin was born in Moscow. He studied under Vasily Perov from 1873 to 1883 at the Moscow School of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture and taught there from 1894 to 1917. In 1891, he became a member of the Peredvizhniki, a group of Russian artists which originated from Saint Petersburg. In 1922 he joined the Association of Artists of Revolutionary Russia.

Kasatkin started with genre painting with impressions of workers and miners in Donbass. In the wake of the Russian Revolution of 1905 he became a forerunner of socialist realism.

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Born
Dec 25, 1859
Moscow
Education
  • Moscow School of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture
Lived in
  • Moscow
Died
Dec 17, 1930
Moscow

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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