The artist is Shishkin
A serious professional school for a landscape painter was a sketch work on the island of Valaam. Severe landscapes seemed to attract landscape painters. Young artists, including Shishkin, sometimes made several trips to the island. The enthusiastic atmosphere of one of such creative trips was transmitted in the study “and. And. Shishkin and a. AT. Gina in the workshop on the island of Valaam “.
Sergey Krivondenchenkov. Collection of Shishkin painting in the Russian Museum // Ivan Ivanovich Shishkin. 1832–1898. Pictures, drawings and watercolors, engravings from the funds of the Russian Museum. SPb, 2020. With. five.