Peter Adol'fovich Otsup (1883-1963) Photographer. Born in St. Petersburg. In the 1890s years. - Student at the St. Petersburg studio. Since 1900, appealed to the photo essay, creating over half a century, more than 40,000 images depicting the many major historical events. He participated as a photographer in the Russian-Japanese war; He worked in the magazine "Ogonyok" since 1900; shot by Leo Tolstoy, Sergei Rachmaninoff, Feodor Chaliapin, and many other "stars" of pre-revolutionary Russia. For political activities in 1905-07. He persecuted. In the days of the October armed uprising of 1917 was in the Smolny, was the only photo correspondent who was present at the 2nd Congress of Soviets. The first solo exhibition of P. Otsup held in St. Petersburg, last lifetime - in 1956 in Moscow. From 1918 to 1935 he worked as a photographer in the Kremlin, in addition, in 1918-1921 was shooting in the Civil War, and later often accompanied by members of the Soviet government in trips around the country. In 1962 he was awarded the Order of Lenin. He worked at the Central Executive Committee of pictures (1919-25), led the All photo studio (1925-35). The author of numerous portraits of prominent figures of the revolution. In 1918-22. Lenin removed by performing 35 of his portraits.
Women during training rifle shooting. 1941 Moscow
Lenin: persistent and for show. 1918
Workers of the world: Clara Zetkin and partisans Gulyaev among cadets. 1922
Chairman of the CEC of the USSR Mikhail Kalinin with the children in his village. 1922