Viktor Mikhailovich VASNETSOV 1848 — 1926
Віктор Михайлович ВАСНЕЦОВ • Виктор Михайлович ВАСНЕЦОВ
Viktor Mikhailovich Vasnetsov was born in Lopyal, Vyatka province in 1848. Brother of A.M.Vasnetsov. Studied with N. Chernyshev, Vyatka, early 1860s; at Drawing School of OPKh in 1867-1868; at Imperial Academy of Arts in 1868-1875. Active in Paris in 1876-1877; Moscow from 1878 (spent some time in Kiev, Ukraine). Began exhibiting in 1869. Member of Itinerants from 1878; Union of Russian Artists from 1918. Exhibited with Imperial Academy of Arts in 1869-1881; Itinerants in 1874-1893, MOLKh in 1891-1909; World of Art in 1900; 36 artists; Union of Russian Artists in 1903, 1910, 1914, 1915, 1922, 1923. Worked on murals in the Vladimir Cathedral in Kiev in 1895-1896. Died in Moscow in 1926.