Veniamin Belkin

Белкин, Вениамин Павлович

Painter, graphic artist

Born Verkhoture (Perm), 26 January 1884

Died Leningrad, 8 November 1951


Belkin studied at the school of Bolshakov in Moscow until 1906. From 1907 to 1909 het studied in Paris. in 1906 he started participated in exhibitions of the Union of Youth, World of Art and other artists groups. From 1919 to 1921 he worked as a designer for the Leningrad Porcelain Factory. From 1928 to 1946 he taught at the Institute of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture in Leningrad. Belkin worked as a painter of landscapes, portraits and still lifes. He illustrated many book for leningrad publishers.