A Ukrainian Peasant Girl
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Vladimir Egorovich Makovsky ( Moscow 1846 - St. Petersburg 1920 )
Makovsky was the son of collector, Yegor Ivanovich Makovsky, who was one of the founders of the Moscow Art School. Vladimir had two brothers, Nikolai Makovsky and Konstantin Makovsky, and one sister, Alexandra Makovsky. All were famous painters themselves. Vladimir sutided at the Moscow School of Painting, Sculpture, and Architecture. He finished his studies in 1869 and from 1872 became one of the founding members of the Association of Travelling Art Exhibitions, the Wanderers, or Peredvizhniki, where his many years of prolific work brought him to a leading position.