Anatoli Akimovich Nenartovich (Russian: Анато́лий Аки́мович Ненарто́вич; July 10, 1915 – January 1, 1988) was a Soviet Russian painter. He lived and worked in Leningrad, and is regarded as one of the representatives of the Leningrad school of painting, most famous for his cityscapes.
Anatoli Akimovich Nenartovich was born July 10, 1915, in the village of Kukhotskaya Volya, Minsk Province, Belorussia, Russian Empire, in a teacher's family.
In 1935 Anatoli Nenartovich came to Leningrad. In 1938 he joined a first course of Tavricheskaya Art School.
In Autumn of 1939, Anatoli Nenartovich was drafted into the Red Army and took part in the Great Patriotic War, which led the Soviet people against Nazi Germany and its allies. He participated in the defense of Kiev, and in the Battle of Stalingrad.
After demobilization in 1945 Anatoli Nenartovich continued his studies and graduated from Tavricheskaya Art School in 1949.
In 1950 Anatoli Nenartovich joined the painting department of the Leningrad Institute of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture. He studied with Leonid Khudiakov, Vasily Sokolov, Alexander Zaytsev.
In 1956 Anatoli Nenartovich graduated from Leningrad Institute of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture namen after Ilya Repin in Boris Ioganson's personal Art Studio. His graduation work was a historical painting named "Year of 1905. At the Semyanikov works", dedicated to events of the first Russian revolution of 1905.
From 1956 Anatoli Nenartovich participated in Art Exhibitions. He painted genre and historical paintings, cityscapes, still lifes, sketches from life, working in oil and tempera painting. In 1956 he was admitted to the Leningrad Union of Artists.
Anatoli Nenartovich is most noted for his cityscapes and sketches from life, depicting urban scenes with road and building works. His paintings are characterized by a decorative style and constructive role of color stains. The colors of his works are bright, saturated, built upon the loud of light and shadow contrasts and exquisite color relationships.
Anatoli Akimovich Nenartovich died on January 1, 1988 in Leningrad, USSR. His paintings reside in art museums and private collections in Russia, England, in the U.S., Japan, and throughout the world.City of Leningrad in Painting of 1940-1990s. Part 1