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Savin Viktor Markiyanovich

Ukrainian painter and graphic artist.
Victor Markiyanovich Savin was born on February 13, 1907 in the village of Zavadovka of the Kirovograd region (now Odessa region) in the teacher's family.
From 1924 to 1927 he studied art at the Kharkov Art Institute.
From 1927 to 1929 he studied in the studio at the Central House of Arts in Leningrad (St.Peterburg).
Since 1932, Savin was a participant of the regional, national and foreign art exhibitions.
He worked in the field of easel painting and graphics.
He was a member of the Union of Artists of the USSR.
He was a lecturer at the Ukrainian polygraphic instiute in Kharkov. After the end of World War II was created a new Polygraph Institute and Savin woved to Lviv and the artist moved to Lviv.
Victor Savin much and successfully worked in the genre of book graphics. He made remarkable illustrations to the Ukrainian fairy tales to the trilogy "The Way to Kiev" S.D.Sklyarenko, stories, novels and short stories N.P.Trublaini and others.
Solo exhibition of Savin was held in 1959 at the Lviv Museum of Ukrainian Art.
In 1964 he was awarded the title "Honored Artist of the USSR."
He died on June 9, 1971 and was buried at Lychakiv cemetery in Lviv.
Artworks of Savin VM are represented in the Lviv Museum of Ukrainian Art, Kirovograd Memorial Museum, Kharkiv Art Museum, galleries and private collections in Ukraine and abroad.

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"Savin Viktor". Catalog of works.
Lviv branch of Union of Artists of USSR. Lviv, "Kamenyar", 1968


Exhibition of works

Savin V.M. :: Checkers playing ::
1948, 27х36, pencil on paper

Savin V.M. :: Graduated from university ::
1953-1954 (Soviet art 1940-50-ies from the collections of Alupka Palace)

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