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Lenin in Smolny

Painting, 05.03.1960, 67×99 cm

Description of the artwork «Lenin in Smolny»

painting "Lenin in Smolny" oil on canvas Kravchenko-Buvalets V. A. 1960
copy from the painting "Lenin in Smolny" by Brodsky. 03/05/60 prot No. 19
reverse signature
size 67 x 99 cm

Kravchenko-Buvalets (Buralets, Babenko) Valentina Alekseevna 1924 - 2006
Soviet Russian painter. Member of the Union of Artists of the USSR.
Born April 2, 1924 in Ukraine. She suffered an injury in infancy, after which she became deaf. She studied and raised in a boarding school for the deaf in Zaporozhye. At the age of eleven, Valentina and her mother move to Leningrad and the young artist continues her education at the art school for gifted children at the I. Repin Academy of Arts; After the war, Valentina entered the Academy of Arts (1945) and successfully graduated from it in 1951. Thesis in the CVC - "Composer Solovyov-Sedoy", the rating is good. The training took place at the faculty of painting, was awarded the title of artist of painting. Teacher Victor Mikhailovich Oreshnikov. In 1955, Valentina Alekseevna entered the Union of Artists and began to actively exhibit at exhibitions. She created many copies of paintings by old masters located in a number of museums in Russia and Ukraine. From 1953 to 1979 worked in the replica workshop of the factory of painting and design art; made a huge number of picturesque portraits of the rulers of the USSR - Lenin, Stalin, Zhdanov, Voroshilov and others. Also, Valentina Krachvenko-Buvalets masterly and accurately made copies from the masterpieces of the famous paintings of the Hermitage and the Russian Museum. Favorite genres - portrait and landscape. The artist’s painting is distinguished by the brightness of colors and exquisite color. Participant of many Russian and St. Petersburg exhibitions. Lived and worked in St. Petersburg. She died in 2006 in St. Petersburg. Works are in private collections in Russia and abroad.
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Art form: Painting

Subject and objects: Portrait, Genre scene, Interior

Style of art: Realism

Technique: Oil

Materials: Canvas

Date of creation: 05.03.1960

Size: 67×99 cm


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