Galina Rumiantseva

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Galina Alexeevna Rumiantseva
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Born 23 June 1927
Sestroretsk, Leningrad Oblast, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
Died 17 September 2004
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Education Repin Institute of Arts
Known for Painting, Graphics
Movement Realism

Galina Alexeevna Rumiantseva (Russian: Гали́на Алексе́евна Румя́нцева; 23 June 1927, Sestroretsk, Leningrad Oblast, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union – 17 September 2004, Saint Petersburg, Russia) was a Russian Soviet realist painter and graphic artist, who lived and worked in Saint Petersburg (former Leningrad). She was regarded as one of representatives of the Leningrad school of painting.[1]

Biography[edit]

A Girl in sun-hat. 1960

Galina Alexeevna Rumiantseva was born on 23 June 1927 in Sestroretsk, Leningrad Oblast, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union. In 1945, she entered the Tavricheskaya Art School, from which she graduated in 1950. Her graduation work were historical paintings "Mikhail Lomonosov at the meeting of the Academic Council", and "Mikhail Lomonosov in the chemical laboratory."

In 1951, Rumiantseva entered the Leningrad Institute of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture named after Ilya Repin. There she studied under noted art educators Alexander Zaytsev, Vasily Sokolov, and Leonid Khudiakov.

In 1957, Rumiantseva graduated from the Leningrad Institute of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture as an artist of painting in Boris Ioganson workshop, together with Ilya Glazunov, Elena Gorokhova, Vladimir Malevsky, Zlata Bizova, Ivan Varichev, Dmitry Oboznenko, and other young artists. Her graduated work was genre painting named "From the Club".[2]

Since 1958, Galina Rumiantseva has participated in Art Exhibitions. She painted portraits, genre scenes, landscapes, still lifes, sketches from the life. The leading theme of her work were children's images. Her style evolved from a strict objectivism and academicism in direction of more impressions and plein air painting.

Galina Rumiantseva was a member of the Leningrad Union of Artists (since 1992 named as Saint Petersburg Union of Artists) since 1958.

Galina Alexeevna Rumiantseva died in Saint Petersburg in 2004. Her paintings reside in museums and private collections in Russia, England, Germane, France, Italy, in the U.S., and others.

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  1. ^ Sergei V. Ivanov. Unknown Socialist Realism. The Leningrad School.- Saint Petersburg: NP-Print Edition, 2007. – pp.237, 368, 391, 393, 394, 398, 401, 404, 405, 415-418, 420, 422, 423.
  2. ^ Anniversary Directory graduates of Saint Petersburg State Academic Institute of Painting, Sculpture, and Architecture named after Ilya Repin, Russian Academy of Arts. 1915 - 2005. - Saint Petersburg: Pervotsvet Publishing House, 2007. p.77.

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Bibliography[edit]

  • Sergei V. Ivanov. Unknown Socialist Realism. The Leningrad School. - Saint Petersburg: NP-Print Edition, 2007. – pp. 237, 368, 391, 393, 394, 398, 401, 404, 405, 415-418, 420, 422, 423. ISBN 5-901724-21-6, ISBN 978-5-901724-21-7.
  • Anniversary Directory graduates of Saint Petersburg State Academic Institute of Painting, Sculpture, and Architecture named after Ilya Repin, Russian Academy of Arts. 1915 - 2005. - Saint Petersburg: Pervotsvet Publishing House, 2007. p. 77.

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