Yaroslav Nikolaev

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Yaroslav Sergeevich Nikolaev
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Born April 30, 1899
Šiauliai, Russian Empire
Died July 1, 1978
Leningrad, USSR
Known for Painting
Movement Realism
Awards Medal "For the Defence of Leningrad"
People's Artist of the Russian Federation

Yaroslav Sergeevich Nikolaev (Russian: Ярослав Серге́евич Николаев; April 30, 1899, Šiauliai, Russian Empire — July 1, 1978, Leningrad, USSR) was a Soviet Russian painter, Honored Art worker of Russian Federation (1956), People's Artist of the Russian Federation (1975), a member of the Leningrad Union of Artists,[1] who lived and worked in Leningrad. In 1948-1951 Nikolaev was a head of the Leningrad Union of Soviet Artists, regarded as one of representatives of the Leningrad school of painting,[2] most famous for his genre and historical painting.

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  1. ^ Справочник членов Союза художников СССР. Т.2. М., Советский художник, 1979. C.128.
  2. ^ Sergei V. Ivanov. Unknown Socialist Realism. The Leningrad School. Saint Petersburg, NP-Print Edition, 2007. P.19, 24, 383, 386, 388, 390—393, 395, 402, 406, 445.

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