Born in 1909 in Genichesk, Ukraine. 
In 1929 he moved to Moscow to study art. Been recognized Soviet graphic and illustrator Tseitlin had his first personal exhibition in 1957.

Tseitlin had his own style with emphisis on separation of the line and color. "I refused from the traditional shadows, activating graphical elements in painting... Oil's colorfulness became inadequate for me, and I started to use tempera for the last decade".

 (general view of the current condition).
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Kentavress, 1967, tempera on canvas, 37x41

Copyright 2003