Boris Lavrenko Artist

Boris Mikhailovich Lavrenko (Russian: Бори́с Миха́йлович Лавре́нко; 6 May 1920, Rostov-on-Don, Soviet Russia – 7 June 2001, Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation) was a Russian Soviet realist painter, People's Artist of the Russian Federation, professor of the Leningrad Institute of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture named after Ilya Repin, who lived and worked in Saint Petersburg (former Leningrad), regarded as one of the major representatives of the Leningrad school of painting.

Personal facts

Boris Lavrenko
Birth dateMay 06, 1920
Birth place
Rostov-on-Don , Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic
Date of deathJanuary 01, 2000
Place of death
Russia , Saint Petersburg


Meritorious Artist
People's Artist of the Russian Federation
Field of work
Art education
Realism (arts)
training at
Imperial Academy of Arts