Russian artist Andrey Shishkin / Андрей Алексеевич Шишкин was born in Moscow and hasn’t received any art education but he was self-taught. Here he lives and works in his own studio to this day. Andrey has been an Artist for more than 15 years. Andrey Shishkin works in the genre of a realistic academic painting and creates psychological portraits, that amaze by their magnificence.
Jules Alexandre Gamba de Preydour (French painter) 1846 - Young Peasant Woman from the Valley of Andorno (Piemont), oil on canvas, 43 x 25 in. Gamba de Preydour and dated 1888 (lower left), private collection