Arkady Rylov was a Russian and Soviet landscapist painter, graphic artist and teacher. By the way, he was a member of World of Art, Union of Russian Artists, founding member of the Leningrad Union of Artists, Professor of the Leningrad Institute of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture of the All-Russian Academy of Arts, Honored Artist of the RSFSR (1935).
Arkady Aleksandrovich Rylov was born in January 17 (29), 1870 in Vyatka province, Russia. Arkady grew up in the family of his stepfather, because his own father was mentally ill. The boy studied in St. Petersburg, first in the Central School of Technical Drawing and then Konstantin Kryzhitsky became his teacher. In 1894-1897 he studied at the Academy of Arts with A.I. Kuindzhi. Arkady participated in the creation of associations World of Art and Union of Russian Artists. In 1915 the artist became an academician of painting. In addition, A. Rylov successfully worked as an illustrator and wrote essays on nature. He was the chairman of the Kuindzhi Society of Artists.