Thursday, July 16, 2015

Nikolay Andreevich Tyrsa

[Russia] (b 1887/d 1942)

"TYRSA Nikolay Andreevich was a  graphic artist and painter. He attended the Academy of Arts (1905-09) and E.N. Zvantseva Arts School (1906-10), studying painting . (..) He was the author of lyrical water-colour landscapes of Leningrad, chamber graphic ,portraits and many book illustrations performed in drawing, water-colour and lithography, which have been described as masterly sketches.  (..) He taught at the Academy of Arts in 1918-22 and the Institute of Civil Engineering from 1924. In 1939-42 he was one of the initiators of the Fighting Pencil Association. "


Russia 1927 "10th Anniversary of the October Revolution" (7,7,1) [Typo] Sc(380)

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