Semion Abugov

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Semion Lvovich Abugov
Born (1877-12-30)December 30, 1877
Berezino, Minsk Governorate, Russian Empire
Died May 3, 1950(1950-05-03) (aged 72)
Leningrad, USSR
Nationality Jew
Education Repin Institute of Arts
Known for Painting
Movement Realism

Semion Lvovich Abugov (Russian: Семён Львович Абугов) (December 30, 1877, Berezino, Minsk Governorate – May 3, 1950, Leningrad) was a Jewish, Russian and Soviet painter and art educator, who lived and worked in Leningrad, a member of the Leningrad Union of Artists,[1] professor of the Repin Institute of Arts, regarded as one of the leading art educator of the Leningrad school of painting,[2]

Biography[edit]

Semion Abugov was born on December 30, 1877, in Berezino village, Minsk Governorate (now Minsk Region, Belarus). In 1900 he graduated from the Odessa Drawing School. Then studied in Saint Petersburg at the Imperial Academy of Arts from Dmitry Kardovsky and Vladimir Makovsky. In 1908 he graduated from Academy of Arts with the title of the artist of painting. His graduate work was a picture named «Motherhood».

Semion Abugov participated in Art Exhibitions since 1908. He painted mainly portraits and landscapes. In 1918 Abugov participated in the design of Petrograd to the first anniversary of the October Revolution. Since 1920 Abugov primarily engaged in Art teaching, at first in Art Schools and studios of Leningrad, then from 1932 at the Leningrad Institute of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture at the All-Russian Academy of Arts. He was professor of painting since 1939. His paintings reside in Art museums and private collections in Russia and abroad.

Semion Abugov was died on May 3, 1950 at the seventy third years of life. He was buried in a Transfiguration Jewish cemetery in Leningrad.

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  1. ^ Художники народов СССР. Биобиблиографический словарь. Т. 1. М., Искусство, 1970. С.33.
  2. ^ Sergei V. Ivanov. Unknown Socialist Realism. The Leningrad School. Saint Petersburg, NP-Print Edition, 2007. P.13, 15, 356, 359, 360, 362, 365, 367-370, 372, 379-381.
  3. ^ Sergei V. Ivanov. Unknown Socialist Realism. The Leningrad School. Saint Petersburg, NP-Print Edition, 2007. P.356, 359, 360, 362, 365, 367-370, 372, 379-381.

Sources[edit]

  • Художники народов СССР. Биобиблиографический словарь. Т. 1. М., Искусство, 1970. С.33.
  • Sergei V. Ivanov. Unknown Socialist Realism. The Leningrad School. Saint Petersburg, NP-Print Edition, 2007. P.13, 15, 356, 359, 360, 362, 365, 367-370, 372, 379-381. ISBN 5-901724-21-6, ISBN 978-5-901724-21-7.

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