Who is Nikolay Krymov?

Nikolay Petrovich Krymov (Russian: Никола́й Петро́вич Кры́мов; May 3, 1884— May 6, 1958) was a Russian painter and art theoritican.

Krymov was born into an artistic family. He studied behind his dad and at the Moscow School of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture at the capability of Architecture below Abram Arkhipov, Nikolai Kasatkin, Leonid Pasternak, and at studio of Valentin Serov and Konstantin Korovin.

In 1906 Krymov participated in students exhibitions, and from 1907 in exhibitions including the Blue Rose, the Wreath, the Golden Fleece, and the Union of Russian Artists.

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He was a fanatic of Union from 1910 to 1923 and of the Society of Moscow Artists from 1923 to 1931. Krymov taught at the Moscow High Artist Technical Workshops from 1920 to 1922 and at the knack of fine arts of Prechistenka Practical Institute from 1922 to 1924.

He painted chiefly provincial towns and village landscapes, focusing prominently upon the countryside. He was noticeably influenced by primitive folklore, though well ahead his style misused to a more classical approach. In the coming on he painted mainly by memory, depicting emotions, and not impressions. From 1920s Krymov began to action plenair. His paintings were more of a testing than a depiction. He has furthermore worked for the theatre, designing several well-known sets.

In 1949, Krymov was elected as Associate Member of Academy of Arts USSR. Krymov was awarded the rank of Honorary Art Worker of Russian Federation in 1942, the Order of the Red Banner of Labour 1954, and the rank of People’s Artist of Russian Federation 1956.

Krymov died May 6, 1958 in Moscow.

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