Tegin Dmitry

1914 — 1988

Dmitry Tegin studied at Yaroslavl art college and later graduated from Surikov Art Institute in Moscow — that was the famous Samarkand workshop of Sergey Gerasimov (1942). During the war he lived in evacuation in Samarkand where he created a series of ethnographic works. After the war he worked in Moscow. Being part of Boris Ioganson's brigade he took part in the creation of the canvas “Lenin's Speech at the Third Congress of Komsomol" (1950, State Tretyakov Gallery), for which he was awarded Stalin's Prize as a member of the creative team in 1951. In 1960s together with his wife, artist Nora Levinson, he travelled around the country and they created a few brilliant series of lyrical landscapes. The artist had personal exhibitions in Moscow in 1946, 1947, 1950.

Artworks by Dmitry Tegin are presented in numerous art museums of the country, including the State Tretyakov Gallery, as well as in private collections both in Russia and abroad.