Varlen Pen

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Varlen Pen
Born September 29, 1916
Russian Empire
Died May 26, 1990
Leningrad, USSR
Education Repin Institute of Arts
Known for Painting
Movement Realism

Pen Varlen (Russian: Пен Варлен; Korean: 변월룡; September 29, 1916, Russian Empire; May 26, 1990, Leningrad, USSR) was a Soviet RussianKorean painter and graphic artist, a member of the Leningrad Union of Artists,[1] lived and worked in Leningrad, regarded as a representative of the Leningrad school of painting,[2] most famous for his portrait paintings.

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  1. ^ Справочник членов Ленинградской организации Союза художников РСФСР. Л., Художник РСФСР, 1987. C.89.
  2. ^ Sergei V. Ivanov. Unknown Socialist Realism. The Leningrad School. Saint Petersburg, NP-Print Edition, 2007. P.366, 387, 391, 395.


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