Soviet Ukrainian painter. Honored Art Worker of Crimea. Member of the USSR Academy of Arts. Nikolai Petrovich Chuprina was born in 1928 in the village of Korsun in the Donetsk region. In 1950 he graduated with honors from the Kharkov Art College named after. The samokish. In 1956 he graduated from Kharkov Art and Industry Institute. He studied under M.Shaposhnikov, E.Egorov, L.Chernov. Since 1956 he lived and worked in the Crimea. The participant of regional, republican, all-Union and foreign exhibitions. Since 1960, Chuprina N.P. – Member of the Union of Artists of Ukraine. Honored Art Worker of Crimea. Major works: “Before the change. In the mine yard, Shakhtar (1957); portrait of the noble machinist of coal mine mine Krymskaya-Komsomolskaya mine I. Balashenka (1958); portrait of twice Hero of Socialist Labor vine-grower M. Knyazeva (1960); “In the Port” (1962) and others. His works are in museums and galleries in Ukraine, Russia, in private collections in Spain, France, Germany, Holland, USA, Japan. One of the most striking works of Chuprina Nikolai Petrovich – Portrait of the Wife (1959) is in the Louvre (Paris, France).
Photo: Chuprina N.P. :: Vineyards of Koktebel :: 1970.