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Soviet artist Fyodor Vasilievich Antonov 1904-1994

Happiness of youth. Soviet artist Fyodor Vasilievich Antonov

Happiness of youth. (Iosif Stalin with children) Soviet artist Fyodor Vasilievich Antonov (1904 – 1994)

Soviet artist Fyodor Vasilievich Antonov (1904 – 1994) – Professor (1957), Honored Artist of the RSFSR (1966), People’s Artist of the RSFSR (1975).
Fyodor Antonov was born in the city of Tambov. After high school, in 1916 – 1921 he studied at the Art College in Tambov. Then he studied at the Higher Art and Technical Studios in Moscow (1922-1929), in the workshops of S.V. Gerasimov, A. Arkhipov and D. Scherbinsky. He was a member of the Society of Easel Artists “OST” (1927-1932), and his friends were prominent Soviet painters Alexander Deineka and Yuri Pimenov. In 1931 he participated in the establishment of a panel “industrial community” (fresco on the design of A. Deineka) for the building of the People’s Commissariat of land in Moscow. Fyodor Antonov – author of genre paintings devoted to the Soviet youth. He taught at the Moscow Institute of Applied and Decorative Arts (MIPIDI) and Moscow State Textile Institute, professor of painting.
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Soviet graphic artist Viktor Bibikov 1903-1973

Surf. End of 1950. Soviet graphic artist Viktor Bibikov (31 October 1903 - 1973)

Surf. End of 1950. Soviet graphic artist Viktor Bibikov (31 October 1903 – 1973)

Soviet graphic artist Viktor Bibikov (31 October 1903 – 1973) – Member of the USSR Union of Artists (1932), participant of the Great Patriotic War, Honored Artist of the RSFSR (1955).
Viktor Sergeyevich Bibikov was born October 31, 1903 in the village of Dushenovo, Moscow Province. He studied at the Art School at Sytinskaya printing, which led IN Pavlov and S. Gerasimov. Great influence on the creative development of the artist had NA Sheverdyaev.
In 1920-1925 Viktor Bibikov served in the Red Army. In 1930 he graduated from the art courses of Central Association of Revolutionary artists (teachers Mashkov and Karpov).
Since 1929 a participant of Soviet Art exhibitions. In 1930, on the recommendation of the Board of Revolutionary Artists Association begins to take lessons from IN Pavlov. Participated in art associations – Youth Association of Revolutionary Artists and the Association of Artists of the revolution, and became a member of the USSR Union of Artists (1932).
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Soviet artist Irina Nikolaevna Popova 1923-1988

Soviet artist Irina Nikolaevna Popova (October 31, 1923 - July 7, 1988)

Self-portrait. Soviet artist Irina Nikolaevna Popova (October 31, 1923 – July 7, 1988)

Soviet artist Irina Nikolaevna Popova – a member of the Moscow branch of the USSR Union of Artists (1958), the daughter of a famous painter Nikolay Popov (1890-1953). Irina Popova was born in Moscow on October 31, 1923. In 1940-1943 she studied at the Moscow Art School in memory of 1905, in the workshops of V.N. Baksheyev and L.I. Aronov. In 1943-1950 she studied at the Faculty of Painting of the State Art Institute named after V.I. Surikov, workshop of S.V. Gerasimov, diploma painting – “Combat Mission”. Since 1951, continuously participated in Moscow, republican and all-Union exhibitions of Soviet Art.
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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”.
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Soviet painter Sergei Tutunov 1925-1998

In Spring. 1956. Soviet painter Sergei Tutunov

In Spring. 1956. Soviet painter Sergei Tutunov (30 October 1925 – 12 October 1998)

Soviet painter Sergei Tutunov (30 October 1925 – 12 October 1998) – Member of the USSR Union of Artists (1953). Sergey Andreyevich Tutunov was born October 30, 1925 in Moscow. His father, Andrey Tutunov was a major specialist in the poultry field. At the end of 1930, Sergei went to the famous Moscow Art School, where he first took on the sculpture department, since he felt shape and was good at sculpting different animals. However, later he moved to study at the fine art class.
During the war time (WWII) the school was evacuated to Bashkortostan, and in 1943, the school returned to Moscow. In 1945-1951, Sergei Tutunov studied at the painting department of the Moscow State Art Institute named after Surikov. His teachers were outstanding Soviet artists VN Meshkov, DC Mochalsky, AM Gritsay, PD Pokarzhevsky, AP Shorchev and VV Pochitalov.
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Soviet artist Oleg Dmitrievich Korovin 1915-2002

Christmas is coming. 1954. Soviet artist Oleg Dmitrievich Korovin 1915-2002

Christmas is coming. 1954. Soviet artist Oleg Dmitrievich Korovin 1915-2002

Soviet artist Oleg Dmitrievich Korovin (October 29, 1915 – February 19, 2002) – a member of the USSR Union of Artists (1940), a veteran of the Great Patriotic War (1941-1945), an Honored Artist of the RSFSR. Oleg Korovin was born in a village of Glinskoye, near Yekaterinburg of Perm province. In 1936, he graduated from the Perm Art College. After graduation he returned to Sverdlovsk. After the Great Patriotic War he worked in book publishing – first in Sverdlovsk, and after 1972 in Perm. Back in the late 1940s, he became interested in the work of a story teller Pavel Bazhov, and alongside with other artists, participated in the creation of illustrations for the book “Malachite Box” (1949). He became widely known after the release of the Ural tales of Bazhov “Malachite Box” (1952), and the anniversary edition of Pushkin’s “Poltava”.
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Soviet realist painter Alexey Yeryomin 1919-1998

Fathers and sons. 1976. Soviet realist painter Alexey Yeryomin (March 17, 1919 – June 11, 1998)

Fathers and sons. 1976. Oil on canvas. Soviet realist painter Alexey Yeryomin (March 17, 1919 – June 11, 1998)

Soviet realist painter Alexey Yeryomin (March 17, 1919 – June 11, 1998) is the representative of Soviet Art, and, in particular, the Leningrad school of painting. An honored Artist of RSFSR (1978), People’s Artist of the Russia (1970), member of the Saint Petersburg Union of Artists, Alexey Yeryomin regularly participated in exhibitions since 1951. He painted genre and historical paintings, as well as portraits, landscapes, and sketches from nature. The leading theme of his creativity has become nature and people of the Russian North.
Soviet realist painter Alexey Yeryomin died June 11, 1998 in St. Petersburg. His works are kept at the State Russian Museum, the State Tretyakov Gallery, the numerous museums and private collections in Russia, Britain, China, Germany, Italy, Japan and other countries. His wife Irina Baldina survived her husband for ten years and died in St. Petersburg January 15, 2009.
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