Valerian Ilyushin

Илюшин, Валериан Фёдорович


Born Penza, 28 August 1888

Died Kurgan, 22 December 1979


Ilyushin graduated 1907 from the penza Art School where he had studied under A.Afanasev and K.Savitskii. After, he worked as an art teacher in Batumi from 1907 to 1942. In 1945 he moved to Kurgan (South-West Siberia) where he organized a studio for fine arts. His paintings are good examples of the Socialist-Realist style.