May 15, 2013

Viktor Vasnetsov's 165th Birthday

Viktor Vasnetsov's 165th Birthday

Viktor Mikhaylovich Vasnetsov (Russian: Ви́ктор Миха́йлович Васнецо́в; Lop'jal near Vyatka, May 15 (N.S.), 1848 — Moscow, 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 modernist painting[1] and a key figure in the revivalist movement.
[Wikipedia.org]