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Vasily Perov

1834 - 1882

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Vasily Grigorevich Perov (Russian: Васи́лий Григо́рьевич Перо́в; 2 January 1834 (21 December 1833 O.S.) – 10 June (29 May O.S.) 1882) was a Russian painter, a key figure of the Russian Realist movement and one of the founding members of Peredvizhniki. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Vasily Perov has received more than 187,743 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 43 in 2019). Vasily Perov is the 353rd most popular painter (up from 405th in 2019), the 372nd most popular biography from Russia (up from 375th in 2019) and the 13th most popular Russian Painter.

Vasily Perov is most famous for his painting of the Russian peasantry, "Barge Haulers on the Volga".

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Among painters, Vasily Perov ranks 353 out of 1,421Before him are Adriaen Brouwer, Nicolai Abildgaard, Giuseppe Castiglione, Arkhip Kuindzhi, Lovis Corinth, and Koloman Moser. After him are Ludovico Carracci, David Teniers the Younger, Max Liebermann, Johan Christian Dahl, Aleksandra Ekster, and Taddeo Gaddi.

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Among people born in 1834, Vasily Perov ranks 14Before him are Léon Walras, Duchess Helene in Bavaria, August Weismann, Amilcare Ponchielli, James Abbott McNeill Whistler, and Charles Spurgeon. After him are Kawakami Gensai, Norodom of Cambodia, Jan Neruda, Johann Philipp Reis, Julia Pastrana, and Aleksis Kivi. Among people deceased in 1882, Vasily Perov ranks 15Before him are Bruno Bauer, Louis Blanc, Francesco Hayez, William Stanley Jevons, Léon Gambetta, and Joseph Liouville. After him are Sergey Nechayev, Mary Todd Lincoln, Ewelina Hańska, Princess Maria Pia of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, and Henri Giffard.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Vasily Perov ranks 372 out of 3,262Before him are Nikolay Karamzin (1766), Anna Netrebko (1971), Vera Menchik (1906), Jani Beg (1300), Ivan Serov (1905), and Lovis Corinth (1858). After him are Oleg Penkovsky (1919), Ivan Silayev (1930), Vsevolod Pudovkin (1893), Bulat Okudzhava (1924), Velimir Khlebnikov (1885), and Boris Nemtsov (1959).

Among PAINTERS In Russia

Among painters born in Russia, Vasily Perov ranks 13Before him are Viktor Vasnetsov (1848), Alexej von Jawlensky (1864), Vasily Vereshchagin (1842), Valentin Serov (1865), Karl Bryullov (1799), and Lovis Corinth (1858). After him are Lyubov Popova (1889), Marianne von Werefkin (1860), Mikhail Vrubel (1856), Vasily Surikov (1848), Alexander Andreyevich Ivanov (1806), and Ivan Bilibin (1876).