(1936 - 1991)
Victor Korovin was active/lived in Russian Federation. Victor Korovin is known for Land-and townscape painting.
Biography Victor Korovin
Victor Korovin (1936 - 1991)
Korovin's life and his work provide a soulful glimpse through the eyes of a visual poet into Leningrad (St. Petersburg) and the beautiful northern Russian landscape during the Soviet Era.
Victor Korovin was born in Leningrad on New Year's Eve in 1936, at the moment when Stalinist Socialism was had taken a dark grip on the Soviet Union. The family survived the siege of Leningrad and young Victor emerged at the end of the war as a 9 year old boy who had seen more than his share of death and hardship. The darkness of growing up during this harsh time left an indelible impression on his character which would be reflected in the deep, thoughtful nature of his paintings in years to come
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