David Dubinsky

Born: 1920, Novorossiisk
Died: 1960, Moscow

Graphic artist, illustrator. Born in the family of Alexander Dubinsky in Novorossiisk (1920). Studied at Xavery Chemko’s studio (1938–39) and under Nikolai Radlov at the Moscow Institute of Fine Arts (1940–46). Illustrated the Russian classics and books for children. Won the Stalin Prize for his illustrations to Arkady Gaidar’s Chuk and Gek (1951). Corresponding member of the Academy of Arts of the USSR (1958). Died at the age of thirty-nine in Moscow and buried at the Novodevichy Cemetery (1960).

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