Bersenyev Ivan Arkhipovich( engraver cutter)
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Biography Bersenyev Ivan Arkhipovich
(1762 - 89), son of a soldier. Born in Yekaterinburg, and 17-year old boy has been send for the St. Petersburg Academy of Arts by President Betsky. Student Gutenberg, and subsequently Bernik, he is perfecting the art of engraving is also much obliged to A. Radigu. While still in the academy, Bersenyev superbly executed copy of the famous engraving Edelinka "Moses" (with Champagne). Received in 1785. a gold medal for "Magdalene", Bersenyev pensioner was sent to Paris to Bernik, under whose leadership nagraviroval two Estampa for publications Orleans gallery: "The Temptation of Christ" (from Titian), and John the Evangelist "(with Dominikino). Enjoy an excellent reputation are extremely rare portraits of Princess EH. Orlov and Baroness NM. Stroganov. Launched Bersenyev board "Transfiguration" (with Raphael) remained unfinished, and it is not entirely successful dograviroval in the reign of Alexander I, the student Berseneva Maslovsky. - See. DA. Rovinsky, "Eleven etchings of IA. Berseneva, with notices of his life "(St. Petersburg, 1886).