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Vasiliev Mikhail. 1784 - after 1839
Portrait painter. Worked in Irkutsk, gave drawing classes at Irkutsk Gymnasium. In 1800 - 1820-iеs painted the portraits of Basnins family members: V.N.Basnin (1803; 1821), his wife Е.О. Basnina (1821), their son Innokenty (1827).
Portrait of Е.О. Basnina. 1821
Oil on canvas. 76 х 60,5
Signed and dated, bottom left: Иркутскъ.- 1821 Г.- Писалъ Михаiла Васильевъ-
Purchased in 1953 from S.N.Basnina, Moscow; earlier - in the private collection of Basnins family in Irkutsk.
Basnina Elizaveta Osipovna (1804-1881), born Portnova, the wife of V.N.Basnin.