Lev Kropivnitskii

Кропивницкий, Лев Евгеньевич

Painter, graphic artist

Born Tyumen, 27 August 1922

Died Moscow, 26 May 1994


Lev Kropivnistkii, son of the artists Olga Potapova and Evgenii Kropvinitskii, studied from 1939 to 1941at the Surikov Institute in Moscow. He fought as a soldier 1942-1943 in Voronezh and Stalingrad. Was arrested in 1946 and sentenced to a labour camp. After release in 1956 he worked in Balkhash (Karaganda district). Since the early 1960's he lived and worked in Moscow.