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Stanislav Zhukovskii (Russian, 1875-1944)
Stanislav Yulianovich Zhukovsky (Polish: Stanisław Żukowski, Russian: Станислав Юлианович Жуковский) (1875–1944) was a Polish-Russian Impressionist painter, and also a member of the prestigious Union of Russian artists.
Zhukovsky was born in Yendrikhovtsy (Jędrzychowice), Grodno Province. He was a student of Isaac Levitan and graduate of the Moscow School of Painting. Zhukovsky became a celebrated landscapist associated with the Impressionist movement and established his own art studio in Moscow, in which he mentored many artists, most notably the painter Liubov Popova and a young Vladimir Mayakovsky who was then working as a poster artist.