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Gribov Nicholay Borisovich (1948 - ...)  Click to play

Nicholay Gribov was born in 1948 in Shuya, not far from the village of Palekh. He studied at the Palekh Art School from 1961-1968, under N.M. Zinovyev, B.M. Nemtinov, M.I. Shemarov, and V.I. Astakhov. Gribov has worked at the Palekh Art Workshops since 1970, and has been a member of the Artists' Union since 1989.

Themes of his work include folklore, hunting scenes, and troikas, and major works are entitled "The Humpbacked Little Pony", "The Hunt", "Ruslan and Ludmila", and "Troika", among others. Gribov is also involved in wall-painting, and worked on the frescoes of the Pioneers' Palace in Belov, Kemerovo Region, in 1984; the reading hall of the city library in Kamyshin, Volgograd Region, in 1984.

Gribov has exhibited since 1974, and his works are among the collections of the State Museum of Palekh Art, the All-Russia Museum of Decorative and Applied Art, and the Ivanovo Regional Art Museum.

Russian lacquerware expert Guliayev V. refers to "Gribov" on page 140 of Guliayev V., 1993, "THE FINE ART OF RUSSIAN LACQUERED MINIATURES", CHRONICLE BOOKS, San Francisco, 0-8118-0325-2

Reference: page 194 of Pirogova L., 1994, "PALEKH HISTORY AND MODERN TIME", ISKUSSTVO, ROSKNIGA, Moscow, ISBN 5-210-01301-4

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