Lot 117: A RUSSIAN PAINTING OF THE FIRST SPACEMAN BY RUBINSKY, 1961
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October 30, 2016
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RUBINSKY IGOR PAVLOVICH (RUSSIAN 1919-?), The First Spaceman, 1961, oil on unstretched canvas, 35 1/2 x 62 1/8 in ( 90 x 158 cm), signed and dated on verso.
Rubinski was born in Klimovichi, Belorussia, 1919. He studied at the Moscow Art Institute 1936-1947 (study interrupted by World War II). He was active in Murmansk in early part of career; in Moscow later. Began exhibiting 1943. Important shows include "All-Union Art Exhibition", Moscow, 1946. Rubinski worked as a military artist in WW II. He also made designs for the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow and murals for Moscow University.