Кондратов, Федор Филиппович
Graphic artist, poster designer, scenographer
Born Moscow, 1897
Died Moscow, 1 January 1944
Kondratov studied from 1910 to 1915 at the Moscow Stroganov Institute and from 1919 to 1923 at the Moscow Vkutemas. In 1926 he joined the group OST. He lived and worked in Moscow and participated to the ornamentation of its squares and streets during the big Soviet festivals. In the 1920s and 1930s he worked as a scenographer for the children's theatres in Leningrad and Moscow. In the first half of the 1930s he worked as an illustrator of children's books for the State Publishing House and Molodaia Gvardiia.