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Semion Rotnitsky

Semion Aronovich Rotnitsky
Born(1915-12-28)December 28, 1915
Died2004 (aged 88–89)
EducationRepin Institute of Arts
Known forPainting
AwardsOrder of the Red Star
Order of the Patriotic War
Medal "For the Victory Over Germany"
Medal "For the Defence of Leningrad"

Semion Aronovich Rotnitsky (Russian: Семён Аронович Ротницкий; December 28, 1915 — 2004) was a Soviet Russian painter, Honored Art worker of Tatar Republic, a member of the Saint Petersburg Union of Artists (before 1992 — the Leningrad Union of Artists),[1] who lived and worked in Leningrad.

Rotnitsky is regarded as a representatives of the Leningrad school of painting,[2] most famous for his portrait paintings. From 1948 through 1960 he was senior lecturer and director of the Kazan Art School. His memoirs are titled "The Strength of the Beauty".[3]

See also


  1. ^ Справочник членов Ленинградской организации Союза художников РСФСР. Л., Художник РСФСР, 1987. C.111.
  2. ^ Sergei V. Ivanov. Unknown Socialist Realism. The Leningrad School. Saint Petersburg, NP-Print Edition, 2007. P.9, 18, 20, 21, 24, 391, 393, 394, 396, 398-406, 439, 445.
  3. ^ Ротницкий С. Сила красоты. Записки художника. СПб., 2000.


  • Кривенко И. «Ленинград» (раздел живописи) // Художник. 1965, № 3. С.27-36.
  • Наш современник. Выставка произведений ленинградских художников. Каталог. — Л: Художник РСФСР, 1972. - с.19.
  • Арбузов Г. С мыслью о родине. // Ленинградская правда, 1972, 10 октября.
  • Мямлин И. Сердце с правдой вдвоём... / Ленинградская правда, 1975, 1 июня.
  • Изобразительное искусство Ленинграда. Каталог выставки. — Л: Художник РСФСР, 1976. — с.28.
  • Выставка произведений ленинградских художников, посвященная 60-летию Великого Октября. — Л: Художник РСФСР, 1982. — с.20.
  • Левандовский С. Живопись на Ленинградской зональной // Искусство. 1981, № 2. С.63.
  • Справочник членов Ленинградской организации Союза художников РСФСР. — Л: Художник РСФСР, 1987. — с.111.
  • Семен Аронович Ротницкий. Выставка произведений. Каталог. — Л: Художник РСФСР, 1991.
  • Matthew Cullerne Bown. A Dictionary of Twentieth Century Russian And Soviet Painters. 1900 — 1980s. — London: Izomar Limited, 1998.
  • Ротницкий С. Сила красоты. Записки художника. СПб., 2000.
  • Vern G. Swanson. Soviet Impressionism. - Woodbridge, England: Antique Collectors' Club, 2001. - Р. 172, 206.
  • Юбилейный Справочник выпускников Санкт-Петербургского Государственного академического института живописи, скульптуры и архитектуры имени И. Е. Репина Российской Академии художеств. 1915—2005. СПб, 2007. С. 59.
  • Ленинградская живописная школа. Соцреализм 1930—1980. СПб, Коломенская Верста, 2008.
  • Иванов С. Инвестиции в советскую живопись: ленинградская школа // Петербургские искусствоведческие тетради. Вып. 31. СПб, 2014. С.54-60.
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