Completes the picture Woodland Vistas, works on the landscapes The Forest in Spring and Fir-tree Forest, does the ink drawing The Apiary. Continues to work on his charcoal drawings; Alexander Beggrow publishes the artist's first charcoal series under the title I. I. Shishkin. Charcoal Drawings Reproduced in Phototype. Spring: paints from nature in Pargolovo, near St. Petersburg. Summer: sails down the Volga to Samara (now Kuibyshev), from there to Yelabuga. Autumn: does plein-air studies in Sestroretsk.