Oil painting -> List of Painters -> Vasily Grigorevich Perov

Early Days:

   Vasily Perov was born January 2, 1834 (December 21 1833 Old Style) in Tobolsk, being the illegitimate son of procurator, Baron Grigory Karlovich Kridener. After completing a course at Arzamas Uezd School, he was transferred to the Alexander Stupin art school also located in Arzamas. In 1853 he was admitted to the Moscow School of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture, where he learned from several renowned artists.

Vasily Grigorevich Perov


Personal Details


Vasily Grigorevich Perov

Place of birth

Tobolsk, Siberia

Date of Birth

January 2, 1834

Date of Death

June 10, 1882






Paris Ragman (1864), The Drowned, 1867


   In 1856 he was awarded with a minor silver medal for his sketch of a boy's head, presented to the Imperial Academy of Arts. Later the Academy gave him many other awards: in 1857 a major silver medal for Commissary of Rural Police Investigating, a minor golden medal for the Scene on a Grave and the Son of a Dyak Promoted to First Rank, and in 1861 a major golden medal for Sermon in a Village.

   Works Of Vasily Grigorevich Perov:

Painting by Vasily Grigorevich Perov

Painting by Vasily Grigorevich Perov

 Painting by Vasily Grigorevich Perov