He was born on March 8, 1878. Studied at the St. Petersburg Imperial Academy of Arts (1902-1909). the artist was awarded the title for the painting “Snow fell” in 1909.
Member and exponential associations: “Association of Independent Artists”, “Society of Artists name AIKuindzhi”, etc. Member of the International Exhibition in Venice.
Ivan Grabowski – author of many satirical drawings. He worked in the manner of the grotesque, and had an excellent knowledge of contour drawing.
His satirical drawings were published in the magazines “Machine Gun”, “Niva”, “Curved seashore”, “Sun of Russia” and others. He died in 1922.
His works are held at the State Russian Museum and many other museums in Russia and Ukraine.