Vasilli Vatagin

Ватагин Василий Алексеевич

Graphic artist, sculptor

Born Moscow, 20 December 1883

Died Moscow, 31 May 1969


Vatagin studied 1899 under Iuon and Martynov; until 1907 at the Moscow Art Institute; 1910 litography in Berlin. From 1912 active as bookillustrator. After the revolution he taught until 1921 at the SVOMAS in Moscow. He took part in the international exhibits in Paris (1925) and Venice. From 1931-1958 he worked as a sculptor at the Zoologic Museum from the Moscow University.