Myasoyedov Ivan Grygorovych (1881 - 1953)
A Russian painter and graphic artist. The son of the Academician G. Myasoyedov and the artist K. Ivanova. Born in Kharkiv. From 1891 till 1895 he studied at Poltava Olexander real school, during 1894 - 1895 he attended the private art school of his father in Poltava. From 1896 till 1901 he studied at архґтектури Moscow School of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture, graduated from the course with the title of extra-class artist. In 1902 together with his friend F. Krychevskyy he was abroad. In 1903 he entered St. Petersburg Academy of Arts, where he studied under the guidance of D. Kardovskyy, soon he returned to Poltava, but at the end of 1907 he was again enlisted to battle studio of F. Roubo in the Academy of Arts, at the same time he was engaged in etching under the guidance of V. Mate. In 1909 he was promoted to the title of the artist and the right for the pension trip abroad, so during 1911 - 1912 he visited Italy, Germany and Austria. He painted pictures on mythological themes, praised the beauty of the nude. Together with his family he participated in the movement Natur-Mensch, which promoted the convergence of man and nature. He participated in the exhibitions of the Association of Traveling Art Exhibitions, Moscow School of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture, Spring Exhibitions in the halls of the Academy of Arts. In 1910 he received the first prize at the competition named after A. Kuindzhi. In the summer of 1919 he worked as an artistic reporter in the army of General A. Denikin. He was in friendly terms with K. Gorbatov, V. Masyutin, V. Falilyeyev and E. Falilyeyev, I. Brodskyy, F. Bogorodskyy, G. Ryazhskyy. In 1921 he moved to Berlin. From 1935 till 1936 he was in Riga, then - in Brussels. In 1938 he settled in Vaduz in Liechtenstein. In 1940 there was also a personal exhibition. In 1953 he emigrated to Argentina. He was buried in Buenos Aires.
Painters works:Auction №8 Lot №44
«Nymph and Faun», 1922
canvas, oil; 50,5х70
Price: 55 000 – 90 000 $