(R. 27.12.1914 (9.1.1915), the village of Vorontsovo-Nikolaevskoe, now in the Rostov region).
Soviet painter, people's artist of the RSFSR (1965), corresponding member AH the USSR (1973).
He graduated from the Krasnodar art College. He studied at the Moscow art Institute (1936-42) from S. V. Gerasimov. A genre painter and portraitist.
Works: "the partisans" (1945, Simferopol art Museum); series - "farm youth" (including "Kuban collective farm girl", 1957, Tretyakov gallery), "Ryazan breeders" (including "Milkmaid T. Rodkina", 1959-60s, Russian Museum, Leningrad), "the Foremost agriculture of Kuban" (including "Combiner N. Bull", 1961, Russian Museum); "red square" (1961-64, Central Lenin Museum, Moscow) and "For Soviet power!" (1966-70, Ulyanovsk regional art Museum) - State prize of the RSFSR. I. E. Repina (1971).
(1915, Troops of the don – 1980, Moscow)
Corresponding member of the USSR Academy of Arts. People's Artist of the RSFSR. Laureate of the State Prize of the RSFSR. Awarded the Silver medal of the USSR Academy of Arts. The day of the death of the artist Board of the Union of artists of the USSR was adopted the decision on awarding him the title of people's artist of the USSR.
In 1942 he graduated from MGHI them. V. I. Surikov, where his teacher was an outstanding Russian artist Sergei Gerasimov. The works of Vasily Nechitailo left a bright trace in the history of Soviet painting. All-Union fame artist brought the painting "the First furrow", "the farm club", "the farm youth, Lyuba-postman", "Bread Home", "For Soviet power".
Solo exhibition in memory of V. Nechitaylo was held in 2006 in Moscow. More than 70 of the artist's works kept in the State Tretyakov Gallery, State Russian Museum and museums of the former USSR. At home V. Nechitailo in the city of Salsk art gallery in his name. There in 1982, he was a monument.