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Soviet artist Gennady Daryin

Soviet artist Gennady Daryin (1922 - 2012). Cranberry. Gift of autumn. 2006

Soviet artist Gennady Daryin (1922 – 2012). Cranberry. Gift of autumn. 2006

Soviet artist Gennady Daryin (1922 – 2012) – People’s Artist of Russia (2003), a member of the Union of Artists of the USSR (1954), Honored Artist of the RSFSR (1978). Gennady Aleksandrovich Darin was born in the village of Ignatovo, Yaroslavl region. In 1938 he entered the Yaroslavl Art School. From 1941 to 1944 – a veteran of World War II, commander of an engineering platoon, then the engineer of the North-West and the 2nd Baltic front. He was seriously wounded, and after hospitalization expelled to the reserve with the rank of lieutenant. Gennady Daryin – Officer of the Order of Merit (with the achievements in the field of art) (1998), Commander of the Order of the Red Star, the Order of the Red Banner, Order of the Patriotic war II degree. In 1951 he graduated from the Leningrad Institute of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture of Repin of Academy of Arts of the USSR, the workshop of People’s Artist of the USSR Professor B.V. Ioganson.

August. Warm evening

August. Warm evening

Since graduation from the institute, Gennady Daryin lived and worked in Yaroslavl, was active in the creative and social activities. He was a participant of regional, zonal (regional), national-Union and foreign exhibitions of fine art. Worked in various genres: thematic painting, portrait, landscape, still life, but the most important place in his works takes landscape painting. In 1959, Gennady Daryin created a work that has gone into the golden fund of Soviet art – “Spring Morning” (a collection of the Omsk Museum of Fine Arts). This work belongs to one of the best lyrical genre paintings of Russian painting of the second half of the twentieth century.

Gennady Daryin (1922 - 2012). Autumn. Bright Day 2001

Gennady Daryin (1922 – 2012). Autumn. Bright Day 2001

In 1977, in Moscow and in 2007 in Yaroslavl were held solo exhibitions of the artist. He is the winner of the regional award of Mikhail Opekushin (1993). His works are in the Yaroslavl Art Museum, Omsk Regional Museum of Fine Arts named after Mikhail Vrubel, Ryazan State Regional Art Museum named after Pozhalostin, the Tula Museum of Fine Arts, the Chelyabinsk Regional Art Gallery, Rybinsk Regional Art Gallery.

Gennady Daryin (1922 - 2012). Evening on the Volga, 1999

Gennady Daryin (1922 – 2012). Evening on the Volga, 1999

Soviet artist Gennady Daryin

Gennady Daryin (1922 - 2012). Flax 1968

Gennady Daryin (1922 – 2012). Flax 1968

Gennady Daryin (1922 - 2012). House 1963

Gennady Daryin (1922 – 2012). House 1963

Gennady Daryin (1922 - 2012). Lake Galich. Blue Water 1961

Gennady Daryin (1922 – 2012). Lake Galich. Blue Water 1961

Peasant Still Life, 1998

Peasant Still Life, 1998

The beginning of spring. 1988

The beginning of spring. 1988

Under the window. 1979

Under the window. 1979

One more spring

One more spring

Soviet artist Gennady Daryin (1922 - 2012). From a mission, 1986-1987

Soviet artist Gennady Daryin (1922 – 2012). From a mission, 1986-1987

Soviet artist Gennady Daryin (1922 - 2012). On the railway. Railway Pointer. 1959

Soviet artist Gennady Daryin (1922 – 2012). On the railway. Railway Pointer. 1959

Spring day. 1976

Spring day. 1976

Spring in the city. Oil on cardboard 1960s

Spring in the city. Oil on cardboard 1960s

Summer blooming over the Volga

Summer blooming over the Volga

Yaroslavl. The Volga. 1991

Yaroslavl. The Volga. 1991