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Viktor Mikhaylovich Vasnetsov
Виктор Михайлович Васнецов
15 May 1848
Vyatka Governorate, Russian Empire
|Died||23 July 1926
|Education||Imperial Academy of Arts|
|A Knight at the Crossroads, Bogatyrs|
|Movement||Symbolism; History painting, Peredvizhniki|
|Patron(s)||Pavel Tretyakov, Savva Mamontov|
Viktor Mikhaylovich Vasnetsov (Russian: Ви́ктор Миха́йлович Васнецо́в; May 15 (N.S.), 1848 – July 23, 1926) was a Russian artist who specialized in mythological and historical subjects. He is considered the co-founder of Russian folklorist and romantic nationalistic painting (see also neo-romanticism), and a key figure in the Russian revivalist movement.
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