Rudolf Khachatrian was a famous painter.
Khachatrian created in the spheres of painting and drawing. He has created portraits, still lives, landscape paintings.
He died at the age of 70 during the heart surgery in Germany.
On August 17 2007, by then the RA President, Robert Kocharian sent a letter of condolence to the Khachatrians.
The letter of condolence run as follows:
"I was very much grieved to learn about the death of great painter Rudolf Khachtrian. His works have enraptured and encouraged Armenian and foreign art lovers with their originality for tens of years.
I present my condolences to the family of Rudolf Khachatrian, his relatives, and his art admirers."
- GREAT ARMENIAN PAINTER RUDOLF KHACHATRIAN HAS DIED, YEREVAN, AUGUST 17, NOYAN TAPAN, August 17,2007