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Gerasimov, Sergei
1885-1964
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People’s Artist of USSR (1958)
Member of the Academy of Arts (USSR) (1947)
Member of the Association of Revolutionary Russia (1930–1932)
Honorary Art Worker (Russian Federation) (1936)
Member of artistic associations Moscow Salon (1911–1920), Mir iskusstva [World of Art] (1920), Makovets (1921–1922), Association of Moscow’s Artists (1926 – 1929), Association of Artists of Revolutionary Russia (1930–1932)
Professor (1931), Doctor of History of Arts
Curator of the Moscow Institute for the Decorative and Applied Arts (former Stroganov Art School) (1950–1964)
First Secretary of the Board of the Artists’ Union (USSR, 1958–1964)
Awarded:
• Silver medal at the Arts and Technology in Modern Life exhibition (Paris)
• Diploma (Second rank) at the Industry of Socialism exhibit
• Golden medal of the Academy of Arts (USSR) (1957)
• Golden medal of the World Fair in Brussels (1958)
• Lenin Prize for the series of oils Russian Land (1966)

1901–1907 – made studies, initially, at the Stroganov School for Technical Drawing, his teachers being Sergei Ivanov, Konstantin Korovin and Dmitri Shcherbinovsky
1907–1911 – a student at the Moscow School of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture where his teachers were Abram Arkhipov, Sergei Ivanov and Konstantin Korovin
1920–1929 – a student at VHUTEMAS. 
Sergei Gerasimov was an art teacher himself: 
1912–1914 – at the art school attached to Ivan Sytin’s printing shop
1918–1923 – at the state-sponsored School of Printing, the renamed Sytin’s art school 
1920–1929 – at VHUTEMAS – VHUTEIN
1930–1936 – at the Moscow polygraphic institute
1936–1964 – at the Surikov Art Institute (occupying the position of its Curator in 1946–1948).

Gerasimov’s paintings can be found in 
• Tretyakov Gallery (Moscow) 
• Russian Museum (St. Petersburg) 
• Pushkin Fine Arts Museum (Moscow) 
• State Museum of Literature (Moscow ) 
• State Museum of Russian Art in Kiev
• Kustodiev Picture Gallery in Astrakhan 
• Volgograd Regional Museum of Fine Arts 
• Ivanovo State Fine Arts Museum 
• Shchusev Museum of Architecture (Moscow) 
• State Historical Museum (Moscow)
• The Battle of Borodino panorama museum (Moscow) 
• Oryol Regional Museum of Fine Arts
• Tambov Regional Picture Gallery
• Bashkiria Republican Art Museum named after Mikhail Nesterov
• Chelyabinsk Regional Picture Gallery
• and many other museums of the Russian Federation as well as abroad.

Personal exhibitions:

Sergei Gerasimov’s one-man shows were often held in Moscow (1934, 1936, 1939, 1944, 1945, 1956, 1960 and 1966) and Leningrad (1936, 1945 and 1967) and  also in Riga (1966), Bucharest (1959), Warsaw (1967), Prague and Bratislava.  


Gerasimov, Sergei<br/>1885-1964<div class=infogen>Summer Landscape. At Sunset, 1940е-1950е, 63,3х140,2, oil on canvas</div><div class=infopub>Published in: albums «Romantic Realism. The Art Prima Gallery Collection» (2015), page 52-53; «Image of Homeland» (2007), page 40. <br/><span class='b-share' style='padding:1px 0px 1px 4px!important;'><a style='display:inline-block;' href='http://www.facebook.com/sharer.php?s=100&p[title]=Gerasimov, Sergei%20-%20Летний пейзаж. На закате дня&p[summary]=&p[url]=http://artprima.ru/en/artists/xx-1part/gerasimov-sergej-vasilevich.html%23p1&p[images][0]=http://artprima.ru/assets/images/paintings/gerasimov/thumbs/thumb_32-01-06.jpg' target='_blank' onclick='return !window.open(this.href, 'Facebook', 'width=640,height=300')' ><span class='b-share-icon b-share-icon_facebook'></span></a></span><span id=ya_share0></span></div>
Gerasimov, Sergei<br/>1885-1964<div class=infogen>Winter Forest, 1940-е, 25,2х34,5, oil on cardboard<br/><span class='b-share' style='padding:1px 0px 1px 4px!important;'><a style='display:inline-block;' href='http://www.facebook.com/sharer.php?s=100&p[title]=Gerasimov, Sergei%20-%20Зимний лес&p[summary]=&p[url]=http://artprima.ru/en/artists/xx-1part/gerasimov-sergej-vasilevich.html%23s1&p[images][0]=http://artprima.ru/assets/images/paintings/gerasimov/etudes/thumbs/thumb_32-02-06(1).jpg' target='_blank' onclick='return !window.open(this.href, 'Facebook', 'width=640,height=300')' ><span class='b-share-icon b-share-icon_facebook'></span></a></span><span id=ya_shares0></span></div>Gerasimov, Sergei<br/>1885-1964<div class=infogen> Builders of the Moscow-Volga Channel, 1930-1940е, 23,5х18, oil, canvas on cardboard<br/><span class='b-share' style='padding:1px 0px 1px 4px!important;'><a style='display:inline-block;' href='http://www.facebook.com/sharer.php?s=100&p[title]=Gerasimov, Sergei%20-%20Строители канала Москва-Волга&p[summary]=&p[url]=http://artprima.ru/en/artists/xx-1part/gerasimov-sergej-vasilevich.html%23s2&p[images][0]=http://artprima.ru/assets/images/paintings/gerasimov/etudes/thumbs/thumb_32-03-06(1).jpg' target='_blank' onclick='return !window.open(this.href, 'Facebook', 'width=640,height=300')' ><span class='b-share-icon b-share-icon_facebook'></span></a></span><span id=ya_shares1></span></div>Gerasimov, Sergei<br/>1885-1964<div class=infogen>Captain’s Daughter, 1930е-1940е, 30,5х25,5, oil on cardboard<br/><span class='b-share' style='padding:1px 0px 1px 4px!important;'><a style='display:inline-block;' href='http://www.facebook.com/sharer.php?s=100&p[title]=Gerasimov, Sergei%20-%20Капитанская дочка&p[summary]=&p[url]=http://artprima.ru/en/artists/xx-1part/gerasimov-sergej-vasilevich.html%23s3&p[images][0]=http://artprima.ru/assets/images/paintings/gerasimov/etudes/thumbs/thumb_32-04-06(1).jpg' target='_blank' onclick='return !window.open(this.href, 'Facebook', 'width=640,height=300')' ><span class='b-share-icon b-share-icon_facebook'></span></a></span><span id=ya_shares2></span></div>Gerasimov, Sergei<br/>1885-1964<div class=infogen>Captain’s Daughter, 1930е-1940е, 28,5х18, oil on cardboard<br/><span class='b-share' style='padding:1px 0px 1px 4px!important;'><a style='display:inline-block;' href='http://www.facebook.com/sharer.php?s=100&p[title]=Gerasimov, Sergei%20-%20Капитанская дочка&p[summary]=&p[url]=http://artprima.ru/en/artists/xx-1part/gerasimov-sergej-vasilevich.html%23s4&p[images][0]=http://artprima.ru/assets/images/paintings/gerasimov/etudes/thumbs/thumb_32-05-06(1).jpg' target='_blank' onclick='return !window.open(this.href, 'Facebook', 'width=640,height=300')' ><span class='b-share-icon b-share-icon_facebook'></span></a></span><span id=ya_shares3></span></div>

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Paintings (1)Sketches (4)
Summer Landscape. At Sunset,
1940е-1950е,
oil on canvas,
63,3х140,2