Painters of Vitebsk

Artist – a magician, a big heart. It retrieves beauty finds freshness in all subordinates element.

Marc Chagall

Vitebsk Regional Library

Named After V. I. Lenin




Dundin Nikolai (28.10.1950, the village of Krasny Bor, Chausy District of Mogilev Region), a Belarusian artist. He graduated from the Art and Graphic Department of Vitebsk State Pedagogical Institute in 1973. The artist was taught by I. Stolyarov, F. Gumen. He has been a participant of art exhibitions since 1974. The artist is one of the creative association «Square» founders. The artist is a member of Belarusian Union of Artists since 1991. He lives in Vitebsk.

Nikolai Dundin works in painting and drawing. In his works are dominated philosophical, symbolic, metaphorical images, biblical and historical motifs, metaphysical interpretations of reality.

Among his works are: «The Road to the Temple» (1990), «The Prisoner of Neptune» (1993), «Magic Flute» (1994), «The Song of Songs» (1996), «I came to the Garden» (2001), «Golden Fan» (2010), a diptych «Christ» (1993), triptychs «Indian Summer» (1979), «Angels» (1993), series «Icarus» (1975), «Belarusian Wells» (1983), «The Metamorphosis of the Earth Birth» (1988), «It's High Time to Gather Stones» (1992-93).

N. Dundin is the author of the expositions in Berezina Biosphere Reserve (1982), the Museum of the 39th Army of School № 32 in Vitebsk (1985), the Museum of the Vitebsk Water Pipeline (1994), the exposition «Nature of Vitebsk Area» of Vitebsk Regional Museum of Local Lore (2003) and other.

His works are kept in Vitebsk Regional Museum of Local Lore.



1. Дундзін Мікалай Мікалаевіч // Беларускі саюз мастакоў : 1938—1998 : энцыкл. даведнік / аўт.-склад. Б. А. Крэпак [і інш.]. — Мн. : ВТАА «Кавалер Паблішэрс», 1998. — С. 187. — На беларус. і англ. мовах.

2. Цыбульский, М. Л. Дундин Николай Николаевич / М. Л. Цыбульский // Регионы Беларуси : энцикл. : в 7 т. / редкол.: Т. В. Белова (гл. ред.) [и др.]. — Мн. : Беларус. Энцыкл. імя П. Броўкі, 2010. — Т. 2 : Витебская область. Кн. 1. — С. 412.



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