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"Old hikes" sketch

Painting, 1955

Description of the artwork «"Old hikes" sketch»

A wonderful sketch of the work "Bye hikes", which is now in the Russian Museum.

August 25, 2020 - Gennady Pavlovich Sorogin was born, Honored Artist of Russia, Honorary Citizen of Kolomna, Commander of the Order of the Hero of Labor, and many other honorary awards, he should have turned 90 years old.

Sorogin Gennady Pavlovich (1930 - 2004) was born in the Urals in the city of Serov in 1930.
He spent his childhood in the town of Chusovoy, located in a picturesque place on the banks of the river of the same name. From an early age, he was fascinated by the beauty of his native land, traveling along it with his grandfather. The first childhood impressions awakened in him the need to convey the exciting poetry of those places in the language of painting. Later he will write the unforgettable "Ural sufferings", "Ermak's Swans" "Dances in the Urals" (The painting is in a museum in India) and many other works.
In 1950 he graduated with honors from the Sverdlovsk Art School,
in 1956 - Moscow Art Institute. V.I.Surikov in the workshop of the professor
P.P. Sokolov-Skala, who also received a diploma with honors. Tsyplakov, his beloved teacher and friend, also had a great influence on his formation as an artist. The diploma work "Old Campaigns" exhibited at the 5th All-Union Exhibition of diploma works of students of art universities of the USSR found a great response from the audience and the public. The Tretyakov Gallery wanted to buy it, but the Russian Museum took the picture. The Tretyakov Gallery acquired his other works to the fund where the best diploma works are kept.
Member of the Union of RSFSR Artists since 1957.
The name of the talented painter quickly gained wide popularity, although he himself never aspired to this. His paintings were exhibited at the most prestigious exhibitions - all-Union. republican, zonal. Since 1956, he has been a permanent, active participant in exhibitions. Personal exhibitions in Russia, Czechoslovakia, and Germany. His works were published in magazines, catalogs on postcards.
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Art form: Painting

Subject and objects: Genre scene, Animalism, Battle scene, Historical scene, Literary scene

Style of art: Impressionism, Realism, Romanticism

Technique: Oil

Materials: Canvas

Date of creation: 1955

Location: Tatyana Sorogina

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