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13 3/4" x 12 1/8" oil on canvas unsigned 1934
1903 - 1988
Vladimir Alexandrovich Gorb was born December 31, 1903 in the city of Odessa, Ukraine.
From 1921 to 1926 he studied at the Odessa Polytekhnikum of Visual Arts in Odessa. In 1930 he graduated from the Leningrad VKHUTEIN. He studied with Alexander Savinov, Arkady Rylov, Alexander Karev, Kuzma Petrov-Vodkin, Pavel Naumov and Dmitry Kiplik.
He began exhibiting in 1925. He was given a one-man show in 1967.
Vladimir Gorb was a member of the Leningrad Union of Artists from 1937.
From 1930 to 1979 he taught at the Secondary Art School and the Repin Institute as a professor of painting from 1972 to 1979.
In 1970 he was awarded the honorary title of the Honored Artist of Russia.
Vladimir Alexandrovich Gorb died in Leningrad in 1988.
Gorb’s paintings are in numerous museums throughout St. Petersburg and Russia. He was considered a very influential professor.
He is listed on page 101 of Matthew Bown’s, A Dictionary of Twentieth Century Russian and Soviet Painters.