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Vasily
Grigorievich Shuklin

Russia 
1905−1978
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B. in Kursk. He graduated from the Leningrad art-industrial College in 1930. In 1931 he was elected Chairman of the Association "Artist" in 1934 a member of the initiative group on the organization of the Union of artists of the USSR. Member of the Union of artists since 1935. VOV. He was elected Chairman of the Board of the Kursk branch of Union of artists of the USSR in 1947, 1950, 1953 and 1954.

Major works: the portrait of M. S. Shchepkin (1940), portrait of artist's father (1953), bookplates (ex libris), portraits of heroes of Kursk: Altukhov, Palieva, Saks, Danilin, Alexandruk, Gritsev, Bashkirtseva, Rudakova, kisova, Borovo, portrait of artist E. Cheptsov (bust). Works are in the Kursk regional art gallery named after A. A. Deineka, the regional Museum, the Museum of E. M. Cheptsov in Medvenka. Together with L. A. Litoshenko is the founder of the school of the Kursk ex-libris (book mark). The organizer of the first exhibitions of the Kursk book mark in 1940, 1967 and 1975. Paintings and bookplates sh during his lifetime were shown at exhibitions in Moscow, Leningrad, Latvia, Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia and Germany.

(L. I. Kartavtseva)

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