Yaroslav Nikolaev

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Yaroslav Sergeevich Nikolaev
BornApril 30, 1899
DiedJuly 1, 1978
Known forPainting
AwardsMedal "For the Defence of Leningrad"
People's Artist of the Russian Federation

Yaroslav Sergeevich Nikolaev (Russian: Ярослав Серге́евич Николаев; April 30, 1899, Šiauliai, Russian Empire — July 1, 1978, Leningrad, USSR) was a Soviet Russian painter, Honored Art worker of Russian Federation (1956), People's Artist of the Russian Federation (1975), a member of the Leningrad Union of Artists,[1] who lived and worked in Leningrad. In 1948-1951 Nikolaev was a head of the Leningrad Union of Soviet Artists, regarded as one of representatives of the Leningrad school of painting,[2] most famous for his genre and historical painting.

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  1. ^ Справочник членов Союза художников СССР. Т.2. М., Советский художник, 1979. C.128.
  2. ^ Sergei V. Ivanov. Unknown Socialist Realism. The Leningrad School. Saint Petersburg, NP-Print Edition, 2007. P.19, 24, 383, 386, 388, 390—393, 395, 402, 406, 445.