Nikolay Gritsenko

Cherbourg – The Artists – Gritsenko, Nikolai

This page forms part of a series of pages dedicated to the many artists who painted in Cherbourg. A full list of all the artists with a link to their works can be found at the bottom of this page.

Nikolay Gritsenko
Nikolay Gritsenko

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Nikolay Nikolayevich Gritsenko (1856 – 1900) was a Russian painter who specialized in painting ships and seascapes.

He joined the Russian Navy early on, and was quickly noticed for his artistic skills. The Russian government even sent him to Paris to learn how to paint.

At the Paris art school, his professor was his compatriot, Alexey Bogolyubov.

He died in France.

Click here to read Gritsenko’s bio on Wikipedia.

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1896 - Gritsenko - Russian Fleet Cherbourg
1896 – Gritsenko – Russian Fleet Cherbourg

Gritsenko painted several places in Normandy (and France), which will be featured eventually on this site. A link “” to those cities will appear below when published.

Here are the artists we found who worked in Cherbourg. A link “” will show when that artist’s works has been published on our site. A “*” indicates that the artist did not work in Cherbourg itself, instead worked in nearby places.

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