Komolov, Vasili Kuzmich

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Vasili Kuzmich Komolov was born on April 7, 1918, in the village of Tavolzhanka in the Lipetsk Region.

After finishing secondary school, he entered the Tambov Art College from which he graduated in 1937. Trained as a painter and decorator, he was sent to the Voronezh Theater to work as a scene painter.

In 1938 he became a member of the Artists’ Union of Russia.

From 1939, Komolov served in the army. He fought against the Germans in the Great Patriotic War (1941-1945). He was wounded and received a medal for his bravery.

After the war he participated in many art exhibitions.

He was married to artist Paulina Komolova until his death in 1985.

His paintings are devoted to working people in the genres of portraits and landscapes.

His works have been published in various books and journals, including:

  • “A Dictionary of Twentieth Century Russian And Soviet Painters.” Matthew Cullerne Bown. Izomar Limited, London, 1998.

Art:

A Decline in the Street

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A Decline in the Street
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Painting: Oil on Board
Size
26 3/8″ × 18 1/2″
Year
1962

Evening on the Threshing-Floor (sold)

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Evening on the Threshing-Floor
Medium
Painting: Oil on Board
Size
11 1/4″ × 19 3/8″
Year
1963

Ploughed Ground

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Ploughed Ground
Medium
Painting: Oil on Board
Size
11 3/8″ × 18 5/8″
Year
1965

Road

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Road
Medium
Painting: Oil on Canvas
Size
15 1/2″ × 30 1/2″
Year
1953

Spring Motive

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Spring Motive
Medium
Painting: Oil on Board
Size
17 1/2″ × 20″
Year
1970

The Agriculturalist Shapovalov

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The Agriculturalist Shapovalov
Medium
Painting: Oil on Board
Size
26 7/8″ × 19 1/4″
Year
1963

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  • A Collective Farm Workday (sold)
  • A Girl with Skis
  • A Herd
  • A Pigmaid
  • At the Mooring (sold)
  • Autumn Fields
  • Autumn in Voronezh
  • Boguchar. Fishermen (sold)
  • Bringing Down
  • Butchers’ Bazaar (sold)
  • By the River Don
  • Evening in the Camp
  • Evening in the Country
  • Everyday Life on the Don
  • Fisherman (sold)
  • Holiday in the Forest
  • Klava
  • Landscape with Arch
  • Late Autumn. Academic Dacha (sold)
  • Lenin with Children (sold)
  • Marks of Autumn
  • Midday by the Don
  • Milkmaid
  • New Frame (sold)
  • Nikolai
  • On MTC
  • Pomyalovsky Slope (sold)
  • Skier
  • Smoke
  • Spring (sold)
  • Still Life with Vegetables
  • Study for a Painting (sold)
  • Taking a Rest
  • The Village Outskirts
  • Threshing on the Steppes
  • Town Landscape (sold)
  • Veta
  • Woman with a Red Scarf (sold)
  • Writing Exams