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Soviet painter and graphic artist Vasily Losev

Soviet painter and graphic artist Vasily Losev. Voronezh region. Landscape at the river

Voronezh region. Landscape at the river. Soviet painter and graphic artist Vasily Losev (born March 4, 1934)

Soviet painter and graphic artist Vasily Losev

The son of a forester, Vasily Timofeyevich Losev was born March 4, 1934 (Biryuchiy village, Central Black Earth region). Future graphic artist and painter, he attended art studio of Soviet artist L. Bednov at Borisoglebsk Railway Club (1949). In addition, he graduated from the Painting Department of the Penza Art College of K. Savitsky, workshops of M. Bumchin and M. Valukin (1957). Immediately after school worked as an artist of the Voronezh urban design (1958-1961). At the same time, he participated in the urban thematic, regional, zonal, national and all-union exhibitions of Soviet Art. As a result, already in 1967 he became a member of the USSR Union of Artists, and then Chairman of the Board of the Voronezh branch of the Union of Artists (1972-1974). In 1982 Losev received the title of Honored Artist of the RSFSR. Solo exhibitions of paintings by Losev took place in Voronezh Exhibition Hall of Artists Union (1984 and 1999). Incidentally, his son, Andrei Losev (b. 1963) is also an artist.

Still life with bottle

Still life with bottle. Soviet painter and graphic artist Vasily Losev (born March 4, 1934)

Vasily Losev is the author of a series of linocuts “Earth” (1969), etchings “Our aviation” (1977), pencil drawings “In the Urals” (1985), as well as pastels “In the land of Smolensk” (1987). Among his paintings: “Ancient Chopra Beach” (1995), “An Evening in Osetrovka” (2003), “The Don” (2003) and others. His paintings are represented in the Voronezh Regional Art Museum. of Ivan Kramskoy.

Soviet painter and graphic artist Vasily Losev