Eric Rebane finished regular art school in 1940 and served in WW2 from 1941-1945. After the end of the war in 1945 he arrived at the Academy of Fine Art in St.Petersburg where he studied under the famous russian artist Prof. Oreshnikov. In 1948, Rebane participated in his first Moscow exhibition. He graduated in 1951 from the I.E. Repin Institute and from 1951-1954 taught as a faculty member in Tallinn (Estonia) at the Art Institute of Painting.
In 1954 he joined the postgraduate department of the Academy of Applied Arts in St. Petersburg and has been a member of the Union of Artists since 1951.
For the past 10 years he has served as the head of the art studio in St. Petersburg and has participated in many exhibitions in Russia and abroad. His first international exhibition occured in Tokyo in 1974. His works are contained within the collections of the Fleischer Museum in Scottsdale, AZ, as well as museums in Moscow, Leningrad, Pltava, Khabarousk, Kiev, Thilissi and Osaka, Japan.
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1. Russian & Soviet
Realism, page 16
1. Russian artists,
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