Yaroslav Krestovsky

Born: 1925, Leningrad
Died: 2004, St Petersburg

Painter, graphic artist. Born in the family of Igor Krestovsky in Leningrad (1925). Studied at the Leningrad Secondary School of Art (1936–41), Vera Mukhina School of Art and Industry (1944–48) and under Mikhail Bobyshev at the Ilya Repin Institute of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture (1950–56). Lost an eye in a hunting accident (1945). Member of the Union of Artists (1956). Died in St Petersburg (2004). Contributed to exhibitions (from 1956), including the Exhibition of Eleven Artists (1973).

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