Evgenia Baykova

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Evgenia Vasilievna Baykova
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Born November 22, 1907
Saint Petersburg, Russian Empire
Died 1997
Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation
Nationality Russian
Education Repin Institute of Arts
Known for Painting, Graphics
Movement Realism

Evgenia Vasilievna Baykova (Russian: Евге́ния Васи́льевна Байко́ва; November 22, 1907 in Saint Petersburg, Russian Empire – 1997 in Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation) was a Russian Soviet realist painter and graphic artist, who lived and worked in Saint Petersburg (formerly Leningrad). She was a member of the Saint Petersburg Union of Artists (known before 1992 as the Leningrad branch of Union of Artists of Russian Federation),[1] regarded as one of representatives of the Leningrad school of painting.[2]

Biography[edit]

Evgenia Vasilievna Baykova was born November 22, 1907 in Saint-Petersburg, Russian Empire.

Still life with fish, 1970. Oil on canvas.

In 1934 Evgenia Baykova entered at the Department of Painting of the Leningrad Institute of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture. There she studied under noted art educators Boris Fogel, Mikhail Bernshtein, Semion Abugov, Pavel Naumov, and Genrikh Pavlovsky.

In 1940, Evgenia Baykova graduated from the Leningrad Institute of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture as artist of painting in Alexander Osmerkin workshop, together with Olga Bogaevskaya, Alexander Dashkevich, Mikhail Natarevich, Maria Perepelkina, Gleb Savinov, and other young artists. Her graduated work was the genre painting The first news of the transfer of land to the peasants, dedicated to the first decrees of Bolsheviks.[3]

Since 1940, Eugenia Baykova has participated in art exhibitions. She painted genre scenes, portraits, still lifes, and landscapes. Her personal exhibition was in Leningrad in 1983.

Evgenia Baykova was a member of the Saint Petersburg Union of Artists (known before 1992 as the Leningrad branch of Union of Artists of Russian Federation) since 1944.

Eugenia Vasilievna Baykova died in Saint Petersburg in 1997. Paintings by Evgenia Baykova reside in art museums and private collections in the Russia, Italy, France, in the U.S., England, and others.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Directory of Members of the Union of Artists of USSR. Volume 1.- Moscow: Soviet artist, 1979. - p.84.
  2. ^ Sergei V. Ivanov. Unknown Socialist Realism. The Leningrad School. Saint Petersburg: NP-Print Edition, 2007. P.9, 15, 26, 28, 315, 356, 387-389, 392, 397, 398, 402, 403, 405, 406, 413, 414, 416, 418-421, 423, 444.
  3. ^ 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.52.

Bibliography[edit]

  • Artists of the USSR. Biography Dictionary. Volume 1. - Moscow: Iskusstvo Edition, 1970. - p. 261.
  • Sergei V. Ivanov. Unknown Socialist Realism. The Leningrad School. Saint Petersburg: NP-Print Edition, 2007. P. 9, 15, 26, 28, 315, 356, 387-389, 392, 397, 398, 402, 403, 405, 406, 413, 414, 416, 418-421, 423, 444. ISBN 5-901724-21-6, ISBN 978-5-901724-21-7.

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