Alexey Tyranov

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Alexei Vasilievich Tyranov, self-portrait 1825

Alexei Vasilievich Tyranov (Russian: Алексей Васильевич Тыранов; 1808 in Bezhetsk – 3 August 1859) was a Russian painter. Early in his career he painted icons with his brother; he then traveled to St. Petersburg to study at the Academy, where he took lessons with Alexey Venetsianov. From 1836 he was a pupil of Karl Bryullov. Tyranov chiefly painted portraits and genre scenes; he exhibited at a number of venues in the city throughout the 1830s and 40s.


  • Russian Portrait [sic] of the 18th and 19th century (exhibition catalog). Moscow, 1976.