ION Peter Nikiforovich( Artist)
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Biography ION Peter Nikiforovich
(genus. 8.HII.1911, der. Voronchiha Sychevskii district of Smolensk province - 7.IH.1999, Smolensk)
Member of USSR Union of Artists (1954), Honored Artist of Russia (1999). He graduated from courses of Fine Arts in Moscow in 1930), entered the Academy of Fine Arts in Leningrad, which is not completed in connection with the everyday difficulties. He lived in Sychevka, worked in the school and the Pioneer, was engaged in self -. During the Great Patriotic War - the artist-designer in the Army. In 1946, Mr.. I. admitted as a member of the Association of Artists, participant of exhibitions in Moscow. From 1958 to 1964. - Chairman of the Smolensk organization CX RSFSR. Delegate few artists Congresses (1957, 1960, 1968, 1972).. His paintings are "in process" (1952), "On the meadow" (1954), "Warm little rain" (1955) brought fame to the artist. Since 1958. lives in Smolensk, was elected chairman of the organization of Smolensk artists. Creates a series of new paintings, including "In the winter evening," "The Museum", "empties", "The Library", "Autumn," "Vacation," "Favorite Song", "Conversation" and others. I. known as a master of portraiture, its characters - farmers, famous people of Smolensk, friends and relatives of the artist. Through all the work and. is the theme of love for man and native land, to his timid nature. Works and. stored in museums of Smolensk. Shortly before his death gave about 60 works in the gift of Smolensk Museum-Reserve, Roslavlskoe and Sychevskii historical and art museums.
Lit.: Kozikova L. Peter Nikiforovich Ionov. - Smolensk, 1983, 50 years of Smolensk organization of the Union of Artists of the RSFSR. - Smolensk, 1989; Artists of the USSR. Bibliographical dictionary. - T. 4 .- Kn. 1. - M., 1983. - P. 536; Smolensk artists. - Smolensk, 1999.