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Chelyshev Ivan Alexandrovich (1918 - 1973)  Click to play

Ivan Alexandrovich Chelyshev, lacquer miniaturist, born in the village of Danilovo, Ivanovo Region, on November 24, and died in the village of Palekh on December 10, 1973. Studied at the Palekh Art School in 1934-1939 under D.N. Butorin, A.V. Kotukhin, N.M. Zinoviev. Worked at the Palekh Art Workshops in 1939-1973.

Themes of his works: folklore, contemporary subjects ("In the dug-out", "Snow Storm", "Russian woman in the Great Patriotic War"). Exhibited since 1950. His works are exhibited in State Museum of Palekh Art, Ivanovo Region Art Museum, Folk Art Museum (Moscow).

Information on this artist and his works can be found in these books:

I. Feoktistova T.Ye, 1999, PALEKH ON THE THRESHOLD OF THE THIRD MILLENIUM. To Mark the 75th anniversary of Palekh Lacquer Miniatures, OGI, Moscow: pages 280, 281, 329

II. Pirogova L., 1994, PALEKH HISTORY AND MODERN TIME, ISKUSSTVO, ROSKNIGA, Moscow, ISBN 5-210-01301-4: pages 189, 192

III. Bratchikova Ye. K., 1996, MINIATURISTS OF PALEKH. NAME REFERENCE, RUSSLIT, Moscow, ISBN 5-7739-0001-7, ISBN 5-86508-035-0: page 116.

Chelyshev's works are demonstrated in these books:

I. Nekrasova M.I. PALEKH ART, 1966, SOVIET ARTIST, Moscow:
1. Box "Snow Storm" (1960), page 247.

II. Zinoviev N.M., 1974, PALEKH ART, ARTIST OF USSR, Leningrad:
1. Box "Snow Storm" (1960), page 189.

Reference: page 192 of Pirogova L., 1994, "PALEKH HISTORY AND MODERN TIME", ISKUSSTVO, ROSKNIGA, Moscow, ISBN 5-210-01301-4

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