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Soviet artist Nikolai Alexandrovich Sysoyev

Postwoman. 1966. Soviet artist Nikolai Alexandrovich Sysoyev

Postwoman. 1966. Painting by Soviet artist Nikolai Alexandrovich Sysoyev (21 December 1918, Lipetsk region – 2001, Moscow)

Soviet artist Nikolai Alexandrovich Sysoyev (1918, Lipetsk region – 2001, Moscow) – Socialist realism painter, member of the USSR Union of Artists (1949), Honored Artist of the RSFSR, People’s Artist of Russia.
Nikolai studied at the Moscow Pedagogical Art School of memory of 1905 (1934 – 1938). His teachers were outstanding representatives of Soviet art – artists PD Pokarzhevsky and V.V. Favorsky. In 1938, without examinations, Nikolai Sysoev entered the Moscow State Art Institute named after VI Surikov. His graduate work was a painting “Traitor” (1948), workshop of Pokarzhevsky. For an excellent study Nikolay Sysoev was awarded a creative trip to the “Academic Dacha” of Ilia Repin and admitted to the Union of Artists of the USSR. But All-Union fame came to the artist after his work “V.I. Lenin and N.K. Krupskaya among the peasants of the village Gorki in 1921”, as well as “VI Lenin at the communist subbotnik in the Kremlin, May 1, 1920”, and “Collectivization”.

He is always at work. LI Brezhnev. 1981

He is always at work. LI Brezhnev. 1981

In 1987, Nikolai Sysoev, together with his wife, artist N.V. Skorubskaya founded an Art Gallery in the village of Lev Tolstoy of Lipetsk Region, which today bears the name of the artist. The personal exhibitions of the artist took place in Moscow (1979, 1980, 1988, 2002), Leningrad (1981), Tver (1981) and Lipetsk (1990, 2001).

His works are in the State Tretyakov Gallery, the State Historical Museum, Art Gallery of Tver and Tula Regional Art Museum.

Tourists. 1959

Tourists. 1959. Socialist realism painting of Soviet artist Nikolai Alexandrovich Sysoyev (1918, Lipetsk region – 2001, Moscow). Tourists. 1959

Socialist realism painting by Soviet artist Nikolai Alexandrovich Sysoyev

sources
Illustrated album Soviet Art, 1968
website lokg.ru