|Born||10 June 1930|
Leningrad, Soviet Union
|Died||9 July 2017 (aged 87)|
|Awards||People's Painter of the USSR|
People's Artist of Russia
State Prize of the Russian Federation
Order of Merit for the Fatherland
Ilya Glazunov (Russian: Илья Глазунов; 10 June 1930 – 9 July 2017) was a Russian artist from Saint Petersburg. He held the title of People's Artist of Russia. He served as a rector at the Russian Academy of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture in Moscow (Russian: Российская академия живописи, ваяния и зодчества).
Glazunov's paintings have mostly historic or religious themes. Famous works include Russia the Eternal, The 20th Century Mystery, The Ruining of the Temple on Easter Night, and illustrations to the works of Fyodor Dostoyevsky.
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