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Over the Snow. 1960

Nissky Georgy,
Oil on canvas
100 x 186

State Russian Museum

Пост. в 1971 через МК СССР, Москва


In his foreword to an album of paintings by Nissky, Alexander Deineka wrote, "His works are not views of specific places that exist on our planet, but a kind of paradigm of forests, fields, and villages. This is why a wide general meaning always lies at the basis of Nissky’s work. They resound epically".

Author's Biography

Nissky Georgy

Nissky, Georgy Grigorievich
1903, Novobelitsa (Homel Region) - 1987, Moscow
Painter, landscapist, painted gouaches and water¬colours. Studied under Alexander Drevin and Robert Falk at the Higher Artand Technical Studios/ Higher Art and Technical Institute in Moscow (1922–1930). Close to the Society of Easel Artists. Contributed to major All-Union and All-Russian exhibitions (from 1932). Travelled along the Volga, across Moscow Region, Baltic Region and the Far East (1930s‒1950s). Held one-man shows (1950s–1960s). Full member of the Academy of Arts of the USSR (from 1958). People s Artist of the RSFSR (1965).

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