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Proshkin Victor Nikolaevich

Viktor Nikolaevich Proshkin (January 28, 1906, Kharkov, Russian Empire - April 11, 1983, Leningrad, USSR) - Russian Soviet painter, graphic artist, teacher, member of the Leningrad Union of Artists, representative of the Leningrad school of landscape painting.

He was born on January 28, 1906 in Kharkov in a merchant family, who came from the city of Oboyan, Kursk province. He attended a private art school of N. Storozhevsky. After graduating from a real school in 1924, together with his younger brother Anatoly, he came to Leningrad and entered the Higher Artistic and Technical Workshops at the Faculty of Painting. He studied with K. Petrov-Vodkin, G. Bobrovsky, A. Savinov, A. Karev. He graduated from the institute in 1930 with the title of artist of painting.

Since 1930 he participated in exhibitions. He painted portraits, genre compositions, landscapes. Member of the Leningrad Union of Artists since 1932. Among the works created by Viktor Proshkin, the paintings «Self-portrait in a green hat» (1928), «At the Banner» (1931), «Winter Day at the Exchange Bridge», «Unloading at the Port», «Barkas» (all 1934), «Volleyball» and «Portrait of a son» (1935), «Malaya Neva» and «Skydivers» (1936), «Girl from an aero club» (1937), «Portrait of the artist M. Schreiber» (1938), «Attack of torpedo boats in the Baltic», «Partizanskaya ambush», «Portrait of a pilot» (all 1942), «Ladoga. The Road of Life» (1945), «Portrait of a Noble Caster of the Krasny Vyborzhets Plant M. Lyagin» (1950), Nevsky Prospect (1951), Cornflowers (1954), Sink, Cranes on the Embankment (both 1956), «Lieutenant Schmidt Embankment», «Makarov Embankment», «Chernyshevsky Square» (all 1957), «Portrait of E. Alexandrova, painter of the Admiralty Plant» (1959), «Autumn. Fontanka» (1961), «Portrait of a Boy» (1962), «Fontanka in Winter», «In Staraya Ladoga» (both 1964), «Self-portrait» (1966), «Yellow Flowers» (1968), «B. Stepanov, a worker Electropult factory» (1975), Portrait of a girl (1976), Young man in a cap, Portrait of Anton (both 1977), Yellow flowers (1978), Portrait of Anton, Portrait of Tanya (both 1979), «Portrait of Nastya Fomina» (1980) and others.

Since 1948, he taught at the Leningrad Higher Art and Industrial College named after V.I. Mukhina, since 1957 he headed the department of general painting, a professor since 1967.

Proshkin Viktor Nikolaevich died on April 11, 1983 in Leningrad, in the seventy-eighth year of his life, and was buried at the Serafimovsky cemetery in St. Petersburg. His works are in the State Russian Museum, in museums and private collections in Russia, Great Britain, Italy, the USA, France and other countries.

Gallery of patterns
lot 40. «Stewardess», Proshkin Victor Nikolaevich.

lot 40. «Stewardess»

Proshkin Victor Nikolaevich

Галерея

oil on canvas, 51x38 cm

 

Winter evening, Proshkin Victor Nikolaevich.

lot 61. Winter evening

Proshkin Victor Nikolaevich

Аукцион

oil on canvas, 56x57 cm, 1991

Start price: 80 500 

It is sold for: 16 000 
lot 27. «Skydiver», Proshkin Victor Nikolaevich.

lot 27. «Skydiver»

Proshkin Victor Nikolaevich

Аукцион № 4

paper/pencil, 43x32 cm, 1935

Start price: 16 000 

It is sold for: 16 000 
lot 28. «Landing of paratroopers», Proshkin Victor Nikolaevich.

lot 28. «Landing of paratroopers»

Proshkin Victor Nikolaevich

Аукцион № 4

paper/pencil, 32x28 cm, 1935

Start price: 16 000 

«Parachutist», Proshkin Victor Nikolaevich.

lot 192. «Parachutist»

Proshkin Victor Nikolaevich

Аукцион № 13

paper, pencil, 44x32 cm, series «Parachutists», 1935

Start price: 12 000 

«Workers at the construction site of the Kharkov Tractor Plant», Proshkin Victor Nikolaevich.

lot 193. «Workers at the construction site of the Kharkov Tractor Plant»

Proshkin Victor Nikolaevich

Аукцион № 13

paper, pencil, 44x32 cm, 1930

Start price: 12 000 

«Workers at the construction site of the Kharkov Tractor Plant», Proshkin Victor Nikolaevich.

lot 194. «Workers at the construction site of the Kharkov Tractor Plant»

Proshkin Victor Nikolaevich

Аукцион № 13

paper, pencil, 44x32 cm, 1930

Start price: 12 000 

«Workers at the construction site of the Kharkov Tractor Plant», Proshkin Victor Nikolaevich.

lot 195. «Workers at the construction site of the Kharkov Tractor Plant»

Proshkin Victor Nikolaevich

Аукцион № 13

paper, pencil, 44x32 cm, 1930

Start price: 12 000 

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