Volume 2, Issue 4, December 2017, Page: 93-99
The Image of the City of Vyborg in the Engravings of the Martial Artist Mikhail Matorin (1901-1976)
Anastasia Martynova, Anastasia Martynova
Received: Oct. 24, 2017;       Accepted: Nov. 10, 2017;       Published: Dec. 15, 2017
DOI: 10.11648/j.ajad.20170204.12      View  1226      Downloads  60
Abstract
Military printmaker Mikhail Matorin (1901 – 1976) was the first in linocut who captured the image of Vyborg. M. V. Matorin spent the whole war as a martial artist of the Grekov studio of military artists. He has been to different fronts. Sheets of the album of Linoleum Prints «Vyborg», created as a result of his stay on the Finnish front, was dedicated to the city in June 1944. Matorin has seen a powerful «Mannerheim Line», he visited places of recent battles and has commemorated all seen by him. Linocuts of Matorin have a picturesque character, striking colourfulness and temperament.
Keywords
Mikhail Matorin, Linocut, Print, Drawing, Printmaker, Vyborg, Mikhail Sokolnikov, Front-Line Artists, The Grekov Studio of Military Artists
To cite this article
Anastasia Martynova, The Image of the City of Vyborg in the Engravings of the Martial Artist Mikhail Matorin (1901-1976), American Journal of Art and Design. Vol. 2, No. 4, 2017, pp. 93-99. doi: 10.11648/j.ajad.20170204.12
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