Biography and informationEdit
Student of the Academy of arts from 1830 to 1836, he Received medals: in 1832 – 2 silver; in 1843 – 1 silver; in 1835 – the same; in 1836 – a small gold for the engraving: "mother of God" with a picture of Carlo Dolci; then the title of class artist; in 1839 – 1 gold medal for the engraving: "SV.Family" of Raphael's paintings. In 1841 sent to the pensioner abroad. In 1855, the title of academician in engraving: "the Seizure of the Mother of God to heaven", with paintings Bryullov; in 1862 the title of Professor for the same engraving.
(1809, p. Il Perm. lips. – 16(04).04.1892, Saint-Petersburg), painter-etcher, land Stroganoff. After studying at the Elias parish school he worked as a scribe in CH. the Board of Stroganoff and Mountain Board in the city of Perm. Countess S. V. Stroganova noticed his talent for drawing, gave his freedom (1829), was placed at his own expense to the Academy of Arts (1830). During his studies at the Academy of Arts in the workshop of N. I. Utkin has received all the required medals. In 1841-1865 he is a pensioner of the Academy of Arts in Italy. In 1855, for an engraving of a painting by K. P. Briullov "Taking the virgin into heaven" was awarded the title of academician., in 1862 Professor Piscalkino Engravings from the paintings of the great masters Raphael, Guido Reni, Carlo Dolci been exhibited and were marked with high awards of the different countries. The last years of his life blinded the artist lived in St. Petersburg. His few works are kept in many Russian museums (the state Tretyakov gallery, state Russian Museum, Pushkin Museum im. A. S. Pushkin, PGHG, etc.) constitute the Golden Fund of Russian printmaking.
Ist.: RGIA. F. 789. Op. 14. D. 39-II;
GAPO. F. 837. Op. 1. D. 96. L. 4-11.
Lit.: Andrey Andreyevich Pyschalkin // D. D. Smyshlyaev Collection of articles about Perm province. Perm, 1891. P. 294-297;
The pyschalkin Andrei // Dmitriev, A. a Biographical index of the memorable figures of the Perm region. Perm, 1902. Vol. 1. P. 23;
Egorova E. I. Memorial place, where stood the house in which he was born and lived the Russian artist and engraver A. A. Pyschalkin // materials of the arch of monuments of history and culture of the RSFSR. Perm oblast. M., 1978. S. 175-176. (Tr. / Institute of culture; T. 72);
Serebrennikov N. N. The Urals in the visual arts. Perm: Book. publishing house, 1959. 256 p.
(Source: encyclopedia of "Perm Krai", E. I. Egorova)