Yuri Belov, Russian painter, Died at 88


Yuri Vladimirovich Belov was born on May 27, 1929, in Leningrad, USSR and died on July 23, 2017.

He was a Russian Soviet realist painter

He lived and worked in Saint Petersburg (former Leningrad).

Belov was a member of the Saint Petersburg Union of Artists (before 1992 named as the Leningrad branch of Union of Artists of Russian Federation), and regarded by art historian Sergei V. Ivanov as one of representatives of the Leningrad school of painting.

He was most famous for his historical and genre paintings.

Yuri Belov passed away at 88 years old.