Пиков, Михаил Иванович
Born Shmonikha (Viatka), 30 September 1903
Died Moscow, 20 January 1973
Pikov studied from 1921 to 1931 at the Moscow Vkhutemas under P. Pavlinov, L. Bruni and V. Favorskii. Also he did some painting and etching, he is best known for his woodcuts that illustrated many books.