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Savvich Shurpin


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Painter, honored. worker of arts of RSFSR. He studied at the Mosk. VHUTEINe (1925-31). Participated in exhibitions since 1929. A member of AHRR. Genre paintings of village life, the theme of the history of the civil war. war – "Krasnoznamenka" (1932), "1919" (1938), "Mother" (1947), etc. The author is known at the time of the canvas with a picture of Stalin "Morning of our Motherland" (1946-48). The Winner Of The St. St. (1949).

(1904, D. Kirkinca, Smolensk lips. - 1972, Moscow).

Honored artist of the RSFSR. Laureate of the State prize of the USSR. Winner of the Stalin prize.

In 1922, the Komsomol was sent to Moscow to study at the art workers'. In 1925-1930 he was a student in the painting Department of VKhUTEMAS-Vhuteina. Since 1929, the exhibitions AHHR (Association of Artists of Revolutionary Russia).

The first success came to the artist in 1933, after the creation of the painting "Krasnoznamenka" (acquired by the State Tretyakov Gallery). All-Union fame, the author has brought the picture "Morning of our Motherland" (1946-1948), awarded in 1949, the Stalin prize.

In the leading Soviet journals have been published by F. S. Shurpin on the theme of peasant life: "the collective farmer", "native village", "On kolkhoz fields", "Maternity", "Labor night", "1919", "people's Memory".

Works are in State Tretyakov Gallery. In 1969 in the village of Shumyachi was established art gallery, the collection which consists of works donated by S. F. Surinam.

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