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Aleksandrovich Galba

Vladimir Alexandrovich Galba (real surname Galbershtadt; 1908–1984) - Soviet caricaturist and graphic artist, Honored Artist of the RSFSR, animal painter, illustrator of literary works, master of political caricature, in Russian texts received the status of “personal enemy of Adolf Hitler”
Galba V.A. was born on May 27, 1908 in the city of Kharkov. The family moved to St. Petersburg when the future artist was two years old.
Vladimir Galba studied with N. I. Kravchenko and A. A. Radakov, studying in their studios in the 1920s (1924-1928). Beginning in 1926, the artist began to participate in exhibitions and draw caricatures for the newspapers Leningradskaya Pravda, Vecherny Leningrad, the magazines Neva, and Ogonyok. Anti-fascist cartoons began to draw from the early 1930s. Since 1939, consists of the artist of the Combat Pencil Association.
During the Great Patriotic War, during the Leningrad blockade, almost every day his cartoons were printed in the "Leningradskaya Pravda". Also, the artist executed many posters for combining “Fighting Pencil”.
In 1945–1946, Galba V. A. attended the Nuremberg Trials as a correspondent artist. Galba V.A. was sent on creative missions to France, England, Holland.
After World War II, Galba worked in various Leningrad newspapers and magazines, illustrated books, painted posters. In 1959, his personal exhibition was successfully held in Leningrad. In 1962, he took part, as a guest, in one of the episodes of the program “The Blue Light”, showed the autoshare.
He died in early November 1984, was buried at the Theological Cemetery of Leningrad [8], a granite stele at the grave, Sosnovskaya Dor., Uch. 54.
Wife - Anna Nikolaevna Teterevnikova.
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