Still life. Soviet artist Nikolai Andreyevich Tyrsa 1887-1942
Soviet artist Nikolai Andreyevich Tyrsa (1887-1942) studied at the All Russian art school at the St. Petersburg Academy of Arts, workshop of Léon Bakst (1905-1910). Then, in 1907-1910 in the school of drawing and painting of EN Zvantseva, in the etching workshop of V.V. Mate. Nikolai Tyrsa was a member of association of “Union of Youth”, “World of Art” (1915), the Union of Left trends in art (1922) and “Four Arts” (1926 – 1928). In addition, he worked in the Department of Fine Arts of the People’s Commissariat of Education (1918-1920). He was engaged in easel painting, book illustration (mostly for children) and easel graphics (drawings, lithographs), arts and crafts. Besides, he performed sheets for “Fighting Pencil” (1939).
Two pots with flowers. 1930
In 1940-41 he worked with Soviet sculptor Vera Mukhina in the experimental shop of the Leningrad mirror factory, engaged in the design of glass products (decanters, glasses and vases). June 14, 1941 in the Russian Museum in Leningrad, opened the first and last lifetime personal exhibition of the artist.
January 29, 1942 seriously ill artist was evacuated from besieged Leningrad. Died February 10, 1942 in Vologda.
The works of Soviet artist Nikolai Andreyevich Tyrsa are in the State Tretyakov Gallery, the State Russian Museum, the State Museum of Fine Arts named after AS Pushkin, and museums in Tomsk, Tula, and Yerevan.
Soviet artist Nikolai Andreyevich Tyrsa
1928. Portrait of Anna Akhmatova
Anna Akhmatova, 1927
Bouquet and Vyatka toy. 1940 Paper on cardboard, oil
Bream. 1930 National Museum of Fine Arts of AS Pushkin
David fighting with a bear. Paper, pencil, watercolor, gouache, lacquer. Fresco in the southern part of the eastern wall of the western gallery of St. John the Baptist Church, Tolchkovo (Yaroslavl)
Decoration, sketch. 1918
Flowers in glass. Oil on canvas. 1934. Kiev art museum
Landscape. 1934. Watercolor
Model in a blue robe. 1936 Paper on cardboard, oil, gouache. Tula Regional Art Museum
Moika. 1931. Paper, watercolor. The State Tretyakov Gallery
Portrait of AA Akhmatova. 1928 paper, Lampblack
Portrait of VI Lenin in full growth. Beginning of the 1930s. Paper, charcoal, red pencil. Soviet artist Nikolai Andreyevich Tyrsa (1887-1942)
Sketch of Advertising of workshop for repairing primuses ‘ Primus. Full repair ‘. The second half of the 1920s. Paper, pencil, gouache, ink, pen
Sketch of cooperative trademarks. Petrokozhtrest. 1923 Paper, pencil, pen, ink
Sketch of portrait of VI Lenin in profile. The second half of the 1920s. Paper, ink, pen
Sketch of ‘See USSR’ poster. The second half of the 1920s. Whatman, pencil, watercolor
Sketches of badge and rings of Labor Hero. 1920. Paper, pencil, watercolor, ink, pen
Soviet artist Nikolai Andreyevich Tyrsa 1887-1942
Summer. Oil on canvas. 1935
Sleeping girl. 1929
After a thunderstorm. Watercolor. 1929