1927 - 2004
Born Leningrad. Studied at the Repin Institute and was a member of the St Petersburg Union of Artists. Important shows include 'Soviet Russia', Moscow 1960.
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Galina Alexeevna Rumiantseva was born on 23 June 1927 in Sestroretsk, Leningrad Oblast, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union. In 1945, she entered the Tavricheskaya Art School, from which she graduated in 1950. Her graduation work were historical paintings "Mikhail Lomonosov at the meeting of the Academic Council", and "Mikhail Lomonosov in the chemical laboratory."
In 1951, Rumiantseva entered the Leningrad Institute of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture named after Ilya Repin. There she studied under noted art educators Alexander Zaytsev, Vasily Sokolov, and Leonid Khudiakov.
In 1957, Rumiantseva graduated from the Leningrad Institute of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture as an artist of painting in Boris Ioganson workshop, together with Ilya Glazunov, Elena Gorokhova, Vladimir Malevsky, Zlata Bizova, Ivan Varichev, Dmitry Oboznenko, and other young artists. Her graduated work was genre painting named "From the Club".
Since 1957, Galina Rumiantseva had participated in Art Exhibitions. She painted portraits, genre scenes, landscapes, still lifes, sketches from the life. The leading theme of her work were children's images. Her style evolved from a strict objectivism and academicism in direction of more impressions and plein air painting.
Galina Rumiantseva was a member of the Leningrad Union of Artists (after 1992 named as Saint Petersburg Union of Artists) since 1958.
Galina Alexeevna Rumiantseva died in Saint Petersburg in 2004. Her paintings reside in museums and private collections in Russia, England, Germany, France, Italy, Australia, in the U.S., and other countries.