Sattar Bahlulzade

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Portrait on an Azerbaijani postage stamp

Sattar Bahlulzade (born December 15, 1909 in Əmircan , † October 14, 1974 in Moscow ; Azerbaijani Səttar Bəhlulzadə ) was an Azerbaijani painter whose landscapes are vaguely reminiscent of Van Gogh and are amazingly colorful, especially given the fact that he is in Əmircan lived on the Abseron Peninsula .

Life & Career

The natural beauties of Azerbaijan can be seen in his works . His landscape paintings and lyrical still life pictures, fine carpet motifs reflect the traditional motifs.

Bahlulzade graduated from the Azerbaijan School of Art (1931) and continued his education at the Moscow Art Institute in the USSR (1933-1940). In Moscow he taught well-known artists such as Faworski , Istomin and Grabar .

In 1960 he was honored with the title of Honored Artist of the Azerbaijan SSR and in 1963 with the title of People's Painter of the Azerbaijan SSR .

In 1973 Bahlulzade fell ill with blood poisoning . When Sattar died in 1974, he was not buried on Avenue of the Honored Ones as expected . Instead, he was buried next to his mother's grave in his home village of Amirjan (Azerbaijan), according to his will.

Web links

Commons : Sattar Bahlulzade  - Collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. ^ Philine of Opole. Azerbaijan: with Baku, the Caucasus and the Caspian Sea. Trescher Verlag, 2012. p. 61.
  2. Helena Verdel, Traude Kogoj. The hundred most important women in Eastern Europe. Wieser Verlag, 2003. p. 310.
  3. ^ Azerbaijani Soviet Encyclopedia. - 1978 - V. II. - pp. 152-153.
  4. Sattar Bahlulzade's exhibition to open at Museum of Modern Art. November 12, 2018, accessed on December 17, 2019 (English).