Semyon Chuykov – Russian painter.
|Type||Pictorial Post card|
|Artist||Semyon Chuykov (1902 – 1980).
Chuykov studied at the Turkestan School of Art in Tashkent and subsequently, under Robert Falk, in Moscow. He was a People’s Artist of the USSR and the winner of the Stalin Prize in 1949 and 1951. He taught in Moscow at the Academy of Arts from 1930 to 1932 and the V. I. Surikov Art Institute in 1947 and 1948. He was awarded a gold medal at the Exposition Universelle in 1959 and his painting, Daughter of Soviet Kyrgyzia, showing a schoolgirl carrying her books, appeared on a Soviet stamp.
|Approx. Size||5.8X4.1 inches (15X10.5 cm)|
|Published by||„Sovetskii Khudozhnik“ Publisher, Moscow, 1955|