Ivan Kozmich Makarov
(1822 - 1897)
Ivan Kozmich Makarov was active/lived in Russian Federation. Ivan Makarov is known for painting.
Biography Ivan Kozmich Makarov
Ivan Makarov was the son of the painter Kuzma Alexandrovich Makarov, who
studied at the Academy in Azarmas under the guidance of Alexander
Stupin. He received his first artistic training with the father and with
Stupin. Soon he helped the latter in the execution of church paintings.
In 1842 he became a ‘free artist’ of the Russian Academy of Arts in St.
Petersburg. In 1845 he settled permanently in the city, and studied
with the history painter Alexey Markov. After two years he specialized
in portraiture and was supported by the Grand Duchess Maria Nikolaevna.
He painted mostly portraits of women and children. In addition, his
oeuvre includes icons and religious murals, i.e. ‘
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