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Lyatov Trofim Petrovich (1888 - 1961)  Click to play

Trofim Petrovich Lyatov - icon painter, lacquer miniature artist. Born in the village of Palekh, Vladimir Gubernya, on July 22, 1888, died there on October 24, 1961. In 1928 became a student at the Artel of Ancient Painting, member of the Artel since 1932. Began exhibiting in 1933.

Lyatov's works are exhibited in the State Museum of Palekh Art, the Folk Art Museum, the Ivanovo Region Art Museum, the All-Russia Museum of Decorative, Applied and Folk Art. Most famous works include:
- Box “Hopak” (Ukrainian fold dance),
- Box “To the sea” (1934.the State Museum of Palekh Art),
- Box “Cavalrymen”, - Box “Caucasian captive”,
- Box “Parachutists” (1939, the All-Russia Museum of Decorative, Applied and Folk Art),
- Box “The song of prophetic Oleg”,
- Box “Stingy knight”,
- Box “At the river” (1938),
- Box “Annihilation of enemy parachutists” (1948, the Ivanovo Region Art Museum).

Trofim Petrovich Lyatov's biography is sited in these books:

I. Bratchikova Ye. K., 1996, MINIATURISTS OF PALEKH. NAME REFERENCE, RUSSLIT, Moscow, ISBN 5-7739-0001-7, ISBN 5-86508-035-0, page 76.

II. Feoktistova T.Ye., 1999, PALEKH ON THE THRESHOLD OF THE THIRD MILLENIUM. (Catalogue of the exhibition), O G I, Moscow, ISBN 5-900241-63-7, page 317.
1. Casket "The Parachutists" (1939, All-Russia Museum of Decorative, Applied and Folk Art), pages 54, 248 # 354.
2. Casket "Extermination of Enemy's Parachutists" (1948, Ivanovo Region Art Museum), page 248 # 355.

III. Pirogova L., 1994, PALEKH HISTORY AND MODERN TIME, ISKUSSTVO, ROSKNIGA, Moscow, ISBN 5-210-01301-4: pages 185, 196.

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