Mikhailovich Romadin

Russia • 1903−1987

[R. 6 (19) .5.1903, Samara].

Soviet painter, people's artist of the USSR (1971), full member of the Academy of Arts of the USSR (1967).

He studied at Moscow Vhutemas-Vkhutein (1923-30).

He performed with works on the historical and revolutionary theme ("Frontline Revkom", 1934-35, Sverdlovsk Picture Gallery), interiors ("White Night", 1947, Tretyakov Gallery), but he gained the greatest fame as a master of small landscapes, with soulful lyricism recreating views Russian nature (series "Volga - Russian River", 1944-45, Tretyakov Gallery and other museums; USSR State Prize, 1946); Many of Romadin’s works are characterized by a subtle transmission of evening and night lighting.

He was awarded the Order of Lenin and the Order of the Red Banner of Labor, as well as medals.

People's artist of the USSR, full member of the Academy of Arts of the USSR, laureate of the Lenin and State Prizes of the USSR, laureate of the State Prize of the RSFSR named after I. E. Repin. Landscape painter Born in 1903 in Samara (now the city of Kuibyshev). He studied in 1928-1929. at the Samara Art College at V.V. Gundobin, in 1923-1930. in Vkhutein with D. A. Shcherbinovsky, R. R. Falk. Member of art exhibitions since 1929. Major works: “Khmelevka Village” (1944, Tretyakov Gallery), “The Last Ray” (1945, Tretyakov Gallery), “Kerzhenets” (1946, Tretyakov Gallery), “Tsarevna River” (1954, State Russian Museum), “Fresh Wind” (1954, Tretyakov Gallery ), “Spring on Udoml” (1954, State Tretyakov Gallery), “View of the Rembrandt Hall in the Hermitage” (1955, State Russian Museum), “At the Village Council” (1957, State Tretyakov Gallery), “In the native places of Yesenin” (1957, State Tretyakov Gallery), “ Forest Lake ”(1959, State Tretyakov Gallery),“ Window on the Volga ”(1961, State Russian Museum), Yeseninsky Evening (1964, MK RSFSR), Golden River (1970, MK RSFSR), Flooded Forest (1970, State Tretyakov Gallery )

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