In the Workshop of the Sculptor (1893). Nikolai Kuznetsov (Russian, 1850-1929). Kuznetsov attended the Imperial Academy of Arts, where he studied with Pavel Chistyakov. Following graduation, he was a frequent exhibitor throughout Russia and Ukraine and received numerous commissions. Among his portrait sitters were Peter Tchaikovsky and Élie Metchnikoff. During this time, he was a frequent visitor to the Abramtsevo Colony.