Olga Bogaevskaya

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This name uses Eastern Slavic naming customs; the patronymic is Borisovna and the family name is Bogaevskaya.
Olga Borisovna Bogaevskaya
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Born 25 October 1915
Petrograd, Russian Empire
Died 30 November 2000
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Education Repin Institute of Arts
Known for Painting, Graphics
Movement Realism

Olga Borisovna Bogaevskaya (Russian: Ольга Бори́совна Богае́вская, 25 October 1915, Petrograd, Russian Empire – 30 November 2000, Saint Petersburg, Russia) was a Russian Soviet painter and graphic artist, who lived and worked in Saint Petersburg - Petrograd - Leningrad. She was a member of the Leningrad Union of Artists,[1] regarded as one of the leading representatives of the Leningrad School of painting.[2]

Biography[edit]

Olga Borisovna Bogaevskaya was born October 25, 1915, in Petrograd in the family of scientist, archaeologist, and art historian. She studied at the Art and Industry College where she was a student of Dmitry Zagoskin (1931–1932). Then continued education in the Leningrad Institute of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture where she was a student of Sergei Priselkov, Genrikh Pavlovsky, David Bernshtein, and Alexander Osmerkin (1933–1940). In 1940 Olga Bogaevskaya graduated from the Institute of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture in Alexander Osmerkin workshop with the rank of artist of painting. Her degree work was the painting "Meting of girlfriend".[3]

In 1940 Olga Bogaevskaya married a fellow student at the institute artist Gleb Savinov. In 1940-1941, she taught painting at the Secondary Art School at the Leningrad Institute of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture. Olga Bogaevskaya was a regular participant of exhibitions of Leningrad artists since the late 1940s. She was a talented colorist. The leading theme of her work - child portrait, still life in the interior and exterior. Since 1940 Bogaevskaya was a member of the Leningrad Union of Soviet Artists. Works of 1950-1960's nominated her of the leading painters of Leningrad.

Among the most famous works of Olga Bogaevskaya are paintings "The Breakfast", "Cadets" (both 1947), "Peaceful sleep"[4] (1951), "Still Life with Strawberries", "Girls", "Flowers. Still life"[5] (all 1956), "In the garden", "Girl with Dolls"[6] (both 1957), "Guests",[7] "Apples"[8] (both 1960), "Still life", "Snowdrops" (both 1961) [9]"Wedding"[10] (1967), "Still Life with Tray", "Roses"[11] (both 1972), "Katia with the Doll", "Still life with a Bird"[12] (both 1976), "Children's Holiday"[13] (1980), "A Spring" (1990).

Olga Borisovna Bogaevskaya died on 30 November 2000 in Saint Petersburg at the age of eighty-six. Her paintings reside in State Russian Museum in Saint Petersburg, in museums and private collections in Russia,[14] Italy,[15] Britain,[16] France,[17] in the U.S., Japan, and other countries.

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  1. ^ Directory of members of the Leningrad branch of Union of Artists of Russian Federation. - Leningrad: Khudozhnik RSFSR, 1987. - p.15.
  2. ^ Sergei V. Ivanov. Unknown Socialist Realism. The Leningrad School.- Saint Petersburg: NP-Print Edition, 2007. – pp.9, 15, 20, 21, 24, 385, 387-393, 395, 397, 399-402, 405, 407, 439, 445.
  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.
  4. ^ Выставка произведений ленинградских художников 1951 года. Каталог. Л., Лениздат, 1951. С.8.
  5. ^ Осенняя выставка произведений ленинградских художников 1956 года. Каталог. Л., Ленинградский художник, 1958. С.7.
  6. ^ 1917 — 1957. Выставка произведений ленинградских художников. Каталог. Л., Ленинградский художник, 1958. С.9.
  7. ^ Time for change. The Art of 1960-1985 in the Soviet Union. Saint Petersburg, State Russian Museum, 2006. P.170.
  8. ^ Выставка произведений ленинградских художников 1961 года. Каталог. Л., Художник РСФСР, 1964. С.10.
  9. ^ Выставка произведений ленинградских художников 1961 года. Каталог. Л., Художник РСФСР, 1964. С.10.
  10. ^ Третья республиканская художественная выставка «Советская Россия». Каталог. М., Министерство культуры РСФСР, 1967. С.19.
  11. ^ По родной стране. Выставка произведений художников Ленинграда. 50-Летию образования СССР посвящается. Каталог. Л., Художник РСФСР, 1974. С.10.
  12. ^ Выставка произведений ленинградских художников, посвящённая 60-летию Великого Октября. Л., Художник РСФСР, 1982. С.12.
  13. ^ Зональная выставка произведений ленинградских художников 1980 года. Каталог. Л., Художник РСФСР, 1983. C.10.
  14. ^ Sergei V. Ivanov. Unknown Socialist Realism. The Leningrad School. - Saint Petersburg: NP-Print Edition, 2007. – p.6-7.
  15. ^ Olga Borisovna Bogaevskaya. - Torino: Galleria PIRRA, 1996.
  16. ^ Matthew C. Bown. Dictionary of 20th Century Russian and Soviet Painters 1900-1980s. - London: Izomar, 1998. ISBN 0-9532061-0-6, ISBN 978-0-9532061-0-0.
  17. ^ L' École de Leningrad. Auction Catalogue. — Paris: Drouot Richelieu, 21 Decembre 1990. — р.58-59.

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