BOGDAHOV-BELSKY Nikolay Petpovich( Artist.)
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Biography BOGDAHOV-BELSKY Nikolay Petpovich
(8.HII.1868, der. Skiff Belsky County Smolensk gubepnii - 19.II.1945, Berlin)
From a poor peasant family. He was educated in traditional schools SA Rachinsky in the village of Tatev. In 1884, Mr.. AB-B. entered the Moscow School of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture. His teachers - Peredvizhnik V. Polenov, V. Makovsky, I. Pryanishnikov. Subject truthful picture of the people, the peasants for a long time determined the direction of creativity AB-B. ( "The Emigrants", "new owners", "News from the Front," "Sunday reading, etc.). A special place in the artist took a picture of peasant children, rural schools ( "Mental calculation," "At the door of the school," "The patient teacher," "Children in the Classroom," newcomers "," Lesson of needlework, etc.). Significant place in the heritage of BA-B. belongs to the portrait. In 1914, Mr.. AB-B. was elected a member of the Russia Academy of Arts. In 1921, Mr.. AB-B. went to Latvia. Smolensk Museum has a collection of works by AB-B. The painting "Children on the fence" (the beginning of the twentieth century.) Presented in the exhibition Art Gallery.
Lit. Barscheva VI, Sazonova K. N.P.Bogdanov-Belsky. - Leningrad, 1962, Bogdanov-Belsky NP. Album. - Leningrad, 1962; Yakovlev, SM. Smolyan art. - M., 1968. - P. 184-193; Artists of the USSR. - M. - T. 1. - P. 428-429.