Valentin Vasilev

Васильев, Валентин Михайлович

Graphic artist

Born Pskov, 9 February 1940

Died Pskov, 30 May 1986


Vasilev, born during the siege and destruction of Pskov during the second World War, studdied at the Leningrad Mukhina Art Institute. He was a master of the book plate. In 1965 he started making lino-cuts, that would become his signature.