Oil painting -> List of Painters -> Vladimir Yevgrafovich Tatlin

Early Days:

   Tatlin was born in Kharkiv, Ukraine, the son of a railway engineer and a poet. He worked as a merchant sea cadet and spent some time abroad. He began his art career as an icon painter in Moscow, and attended the Moscow School of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture. He was also a professional musician-bandurist, and performed as such at the Paris World Fair in 1906.


Personal Details


Vladimir Yevgrafovich Tatlin

Place of birth

Kharkiv, Ukraine

Date of Birth

December 28, 1885

Date of Death

May 31, 1953




   Tatlin achieved fame as the architect who designed the huge Monument to the Third International, also known as Tatlin's Tower. Planned in 1920, the monument was to be a tall tower in iron, glass and steel which would have dwarfed the Eiffel Tower in Paris.

   Works Of Vladimir Yevgrafovich Tatlin:

Work done by Vladimir Tatlin

Work done by Vladimir Tatlin

Work done by Vladimir Tatlin