Illarion Pleshchinskii

Плещинский, Илларион Николаевич

Graphic artist

Born Dokshitsy (Vitebsk), 28 April 1892

Died Kiev, 6 February 1961


Pleshchinskii studied from 1909 to 1914 in St. Peterburg at the School for Encouraging the Arts under Ivan Bilibin, Arkadii Rylov and Nikolai Roerich. In 1914 he served in the army and fell into german captivity for four years until 1918. From 1919 to 1921 he Studied at the Kazan Technical Institute. In 1925 he moved to Kiev where he taught at the Kiev Art Institute as head of the graphic faculty.