Galentz A.T., Galentz A.S.
GALENTZ HAROUTIUN TIRATUROVICH (1910-1967). Armenian painter and graphic artist. Honored Artist of the Armenian SSR. Laureate of the State Prize of the Armenian SSR (1967, posthumously). Born in 1910 in Karine (Erzrum, Turkey). At five years old, in 1915, he was orphaned and brought up in the orphanage of Aleppo (Syria), where he became interested in drawing. In the 1930-1946 lived in Beirut, where he established an art studio. He was one of the founders of the Union of Painters of Lebanon. He had solo exhibitions in Moscow and Yerevan. His museum was opened in Yerevan on Galentz street. GALENTZ ARMINE SARKISOVNA (1920-2007). Member of the Union of Artists of the USSR, Honored Artist of the Armenian SSR. The artist was born in a family that survived in 1915 from genocide by flight to Syria. She got art education, taking lessons in Beirut from Haroutiun Galentz, one of the original masters of the Armenian brush. Later became his faithful companion of life. The first exhibition of the artist was held in Aleppo in 1939. Worked in the genre of landscape, still life, portrait and thematic picture.
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