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Vasily Surikov


Vasily Surikov Portrait
Name
Vasily Surikov
Birth Year
1848
Death Year
1916
Country
Russia
Movement
Romanticism

Vasily Surikov Biography

Vasily Ivanovich Surikov was born in Krasnoyarsk into a family of Siberian Cossacks, whose ancestors came to conquer Siberia with Yermak in the 16th century (The Conquest of Siberia by Yermak). The future artist grew up among brave and solid people, in severe natural conditions. Surikov said later that Siberia gave him the ideals of historical characters, spirit, strength and health.


Vasily Surikov 89 Most Important Paintings and Artworks

Vasily Surikov Bibliography

Vasilii Surikov by V. Kemenov. Aurora. Leningrad 1978.