Skobelev Mikhail

Moscow, Russia


Artist-cartoonist, illustrator of children’s books

He was born on July 17, 1930. He worked for a short time at the Soyuzmultfilm studio as a production designer (in the mid-1950s).

The artist of the magazine Crocodile, the best illustrator of poetry by Sergei Mikhalkov. In general, in the children’s book, Mikhail Alexandrovich has been working since 1952, that is, more than half a century, and it is hardly possible to list the publications that he illustrated himself or in common with Anatoly Eliseev. He also illustrated Mayakovsky’s verses – Krylov’s fables, A. Tolstoy’s Golden Key – and Aesop’s Fables in Leo Tolstoy’s translations.

He graduated from the Moscow Polygraphic Institute. He drew cartoons in Crocodile together with his friend at the institute with Anatoly Eliseev.

Honored Artist of the RSFSR Anatoly Mikhailovich Eliseev
Honored Artist of the RSFSR Mikhail Skobelev.

Artist Honored by the RSFSR


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