Ivan Alekseevich VLADIMIROV

Born in Vilno (Lithuania) 1869. Studied at Vilno Drawing School 1888; at Imperial ACADEMY OF ARTS 1891-93; in Paris; awarded rank "artist" 1897. Active in St.Petersburg/Petrograd/Leningrad. Member of SOCIETY OF RUSSIAN WATERCOLOURISTS; COMRADESHIP OF ARTISTS (founder member); KUINDZHI SOCIETY 1910s; AKhRR (Leningrad branch) 1923-28. Exhibited with Imperial ACADEMY OF ARTS; ITINERANTS 1916, 1918; AKhRR 1923-29. Important shows include "Fifteen Years of the Workers' and Peasants' Red Army", Moscow 1933; "Twenty Years of the Workers' and Peasants' Red Army", Moscow, 1938. Well-known works include Down with the Eagle! (1917; Museum of the Revolution, St.Petersburg). Taught at Petrograd/Leningrad Arts and Crafts Tekhnikum from 1922. Painted some of the earliest works inspired by the October 1917 revolution. Died in Leningrad 1947.
Matthew Cullerne Bown: Russian and Soviet Painters. Ilomar, London)

"Lenin and Stalin in Summer 1917", oil on canvas, 89 x 124 cm.

"In a Girls' School", oil on canvas, 100 x 86 cm.

"Lenin and Gorki", oil on wood, 37 x 40 cm.