Iurii Vasnetsov

Васнецов, Юрий Алексеевич

Graphic artist, painter, theatre designer

Born Viatka, 22 March 1900

Died Leningrad, 3 May 1973

 

Vasnetsov studied 1910 with A.I. Stolbov in Viatka and 1921-26 at The SVOMAS in Petrograd/Leningrad under Vakhrameev. 1926-28 he studied under Malevich at the Institute of Artistic Culure in Leningrad. He started working as a children's book illustrator in1928 and took lessons with V.V. Lebedev. In 1935 his first illustrated book: 'the three bears' by L. Tolstoi was published. Vasnetsov mainly worked as an illustrator but was also a prolific painter who never had an exhibition of his paintings during his lifetime. In 1946 he became an Honoured artist of the RSFSR.

 

1935

   

 

1936

 

 

1937

 

 

1938-39

 

 

1941

 

 

1944

 

 

1948

 

 

1951

 

 

1952

 

 

1953

   

 

1962-63

 

 

1964-65

   

 

1966-67

 

 

1968-69

 

 

1971

   

 

 

1973

     

 

1974-75

 

 

1976-77

   

 

1978-79

   

 

1984-85

   

 

1986 -87

   

 

1989

   

 

1992, 1994

 

 

2007

 

2011

 

 

2012-13

 

 

2014