Shishin Alexei (02.02.1924 - 08.12.1986) - Soviet Russian artist, painter, member of the Union of Artists.
Born in Kashira February 2, 1924 in a working class family. In 1939, after graduating from high school, he entered the Moscow State Academic Art School in memory of 1905. In the same year moved to the Theatre and Art College, where in the early days of the war volunteer went to the labor front. In February 1942, was called Kashyrsk rayvoenkomatom Moscow region into the Soviet Army until January 1944 served as a private. In October 1944 he entered the Moscow City art studio for disabled World War II, where he graduated in 1950. His thesis was awarded the highest ratings K. and H. Juon Ryazhskaya. In 1952 he was admitted to the Moscow Association of Artists and has worked in the workshop of painting. Since 1969 - Member of the Moscow Union of Artists (Painting Department). Participant of numerous exhibitions in the USSR and abroad, including on the Japanese island of Kyushu (1975).
Was not an artist-copyist, but it was he trusted the government orders for the execution of copies of the great Russian artists of the government of the USSR and foreign countries - VV Vereshchagin, Ivan Aivazovsky, Shishkin, etc. Copy of Shishkin's "Forest given "was presented to Leonid Brezhnev at the 70th anniversary. Range of possibilities AA Shishina was unusually wide. Writer VA Soloukhin trusted him restore the icons of its unique collection, called him the best restorer.
Landscapes AA Shishina at an exhibition in Moscow in 1973 acquired the cosmonaut Alexei Leonov, Soviet Ambassador to Australia, publicist Michael Lobanov, etc.