Kapitolina Rumiantseva

Kapitolina Alexeevna Rumiantseva
Born December 16, 1925
Leningrad, USSR
Died August 8, 2002
Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation
Field Painting, Graphics
Training Tavricheskaya Art School
Movement Realism

Kapitolina Alexeevna Rumiantseva (Russian: Капитоли́на Алексе́евна Румя́нцева; December 16, 1925, Leningrad, USSR – August 8, 2002, Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation) was a Russian Soviet realist painter and graphic artist, who lived and worked in Saint Petersburg (former Leningrad). She was a member of the Saint Petersburg Union of Artists (before 1992 named as the Leningrad branch of Union of Artists of Russian Federation),[1] regarded as one of representatives of the Leningrad school of painting,[2] most famous for her still life paintings.


Kapitolina Alexeevna Rumiantseva was born December 16, 1925, in the Leningrad.

In 1945, Kapitolina Rumiantseva entered at the Tavricheskaya Art School, where she studied of George Shakh, Dina Rezanskaya, Valentina Petrova, and Mikhail Shuvaev. She graduated Art School in 1950.

After graduation, in 1950–1969 years Kapitolina Rumiantseva taught drawing and painting in secondary art school. Since 1970, Kapitolina Rumiantseva has participated in Art Exhibitions. She painted landscapes, still lifes, genre scenes, sketches from the life. Most famous for her sensual still lifes with wildlife flowers and fruits in interior and exterior.

Her painting style evolved in the direction to decorative and local color while maintaining interest to the object, for transfer of its texture and material tangibility. Her images invariably filled with lyricism and poetic sound.

In 1973 Kapitolina Rumiantseva was admitted to the Leningrad Union of Artists (since 1992 known as the Saint Petersburg Union of Artists).

Kapitolina Alexeevna Rumiantseva died in Saint Petersburg in 2002. Her paintings reside in museums and private collections in Russia, France, Korea, in the U.S., England, Germane, China, Italy, and others.

See also




  • Directory of members of the Leningrad branch of Union of Artists of Russian Federation. - Leningrad: Khudozhnik RSFSR, 1987. - p. 113.
  • Sergei V. Ivanov. Unknown Socialist Realism. The Leningrad School. - Saint Petersburg: NP-Print Edition, 2007. – pp. 154, 222, 236, 259, 368, 396-398, 404, 405, 419, 423. ISBN 5-901724-21-6, ISBN 978-5-901724-21-7.

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