Marina Uspenskaia

Успенская, Марина Евгеньевна

Graphic artist

 

Born Moscow, 18 June 1925

 

Died Moscow, 2007

 

Uspenskaia graduated from the Moscow Art College where she studied theatre and decorative arts under V.A. Shestakov. In 1947 she entered the graphics department of the Surikov Insitute in Moscow, where she studied under D.E. Dekhterev in book illustration. She worked for several of the largest publishing houses including Detgiz,  Detskaia literatura, and Malysh. She also worked for the journal Murzilka. She is particularly known for her illustrations of the classic Russian fairytales. She was married to the artist Boris Uspenskii (1927-2005)

 

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1985