Tatiana Gorb

Tatiana Vladimirovna Gorb
Born April 27, 1935
Leningrad, USSR
Nationality Russian
Field Painting, Graphics, Art education
Training Repin Institute of Arts
Movement Realism

Tatiana Vladimirovna Gorb (Russian: Татья́на Влади́мировна Го́рб; born April 27, 1935 in Leningrad, USSR) is a Soviet Russian painter, graphic, art teacher, illustrator, living and working in Saint Petersburg, a member of the Saint Petersburg Union of Artists (before 1992 - 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 portrait paintings.


Tatiana Vladimirovna Gorb was born April 27, 1935, in Leningrad, USSR, into an artistic family. Her father was a painter and taught at the Repin Institute of Arts.

In 1954 Tatiana Gorb joined the drawings department of the Leningrad Institute of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture named after Ilya Repin. She studied of Vladimir Gorb, Alexander Troshichev, Alexander Zaytsev, Leonid Ovsannikov.[3]

In 1961 Tatiana Gorb graduated from Ilya Repin Institute in Mikhail Taranov personal art studio. Her graduation work was design of the novel by Erich Remarque's "Three Comrades".[4]

Tatiana Gorb has participated in Art Exhibitions Since 1965. She paint portraits, genre compositions, landscapes, still life. Tatiana Gorb works in the technique of oil painting, watercolors, and book graphics.

More than 25 years Tatiana Gorb spent art teaching in the Secondary Art School of Russian Academy of Arts, where she worked since 1985.

Tatiana Gorb's painting style formed under the influence of personality and creativity of her father, Vladimir Gorb, famous Leningrad portrait artist and Art teacher, professor of Repin Institute. Her painting distinguished by restrained color, the richness of tonal relations, and light and shadow modulations.

Tatiana Gorb is a Member of Saint Petersburg Union of Artists (before 1992 - the Leningrad branch of Union of Artists of Russian Federation) since 1970.[5]

Paintings by Tatiana Vladimirovna Gorb are in Art museums and private collections in Russia, France, Germane, USA, England and other countries.



  • Directory of Members of the Union of Artists of USSR. Volume 1.- Moscow: Soviet artist, 1979. - p. 266.
  • Directory of members of the Leningrad branch of Union of Artists of Russian Federation. - Leningrad: Khudozhnik RSFSR, 1987. - p. 31.
  • Matthew C. Bown. Dictionary of 20th Century Russian and Soviet Painters 1900-1980s. - London: Izomar, 1998. ISBN 0-9532061-0-6, ISBN 978-0-9532061-0-0.
  • Sergei V. Ivanov. Unknown Socialist Realism. The Leningrad School. - Saint Petersburg: NP-Print Edition, 2007. – pp. 4, 207, 360, 397, 398, 405-407. ISBN 5-901724-21-6, ISBN 978-5-901724-21-7.
  • Anniversary Directory graduates of Saint Petersburg State Academic Institute of Painting, Sculpture, and Architecture named after Ilya Repin, Russian Academy of Arts. 1915 - 2005. - Saint Petersburg: Pervotsvet Publishing House, 2007. p. 390.

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