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Viktor Vasnetsov
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Self-portrait 1873
Born
Viktor Mikhaylovich Vasnetsov
Виктор Михайлович Васнецов

15 May 1848
Vyatka Governorate, Russian Empire
Died 23 July 1926(1926-07-23) (aged 78)
Nationality Russian
Education Imperial Academy of Arts
Known for Painting
Notable work
A Knight at the Crossroads, Bogatyrs
Movement Symbolism; History painting, Peredvizhniki
Patron(s) Pavel Tretyakov, Savva Mamontov
Viktor Vasnetsov Signature 1886
Signature by Viktor Vasnetsov. 1886

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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