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Shcheglov, Mikhail Mikhailovich

Щеглов, Михаил Михайлович

Born October 16, 1885, Samara, Russian Empire; died 1955 (location unknown), USSR

Mikhail Mikhailovich Shcheglov was a Soviet-based artist, graphic artist and painter. He spent his childhood in Siberia where he began submitting cartoons in Siberian newspapers and, his work appeared in the satirical magazine Siluetty Siberia (Silhouettes of Siberia). Shcheglov graduated from the Moscow Stroganov School of Art. He worked in Tomsk from 1906 to 1913 and from 1942 to 1944. The main focus of his work was graphic design for books. From 1923, Shcheglov resided in Simferopol', Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic, where he worked designing posters and creating satirical drawings.

During the Second World War, he was a leading artist with the TASS (Soviet Telegraph Service) Window Studios. Shcheglov took part in various All-Union and republic-based art exhibitions during his career. For the 300th anniversary of the reunification of Ukraine with Russia, his work was on exhibition in Moscow's State Tretiakov Gallery as part of the display of fine arts of the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic.

Sources & Citations

Makushin, P. I. (1994). Vidy Tomska izdannye P.I. Makushinym. Tomsk: Vodolei. (section on Shcheglov) (family data) (birth date) (Shcheglov bio) (Shcheglov bio)