Yegishe Tatevosyan was an Armenian painter, whose enormous legacy still influences Armenian artists. He was born in Armenia (1870), then went to Moscow to begin his education. He finished at the gymnasium at the Lazarev Institute, then at the Moscow School of Painting, Sculpture, graduating in 1894.
He lived in Moscow until 1901, then he moved to Tblisi where he continued painting.At the beginning of his career he was influenced by Vardges Sureinants. However in 1900 he started using Pointillism and expressionism in his paintings.