Ivan VAKUROV, USSR Artist. Master of lacquered miniatures; Honoured Art Worker Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic since 1935; Popular Painter Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic since 1956. prizes at all-Union and international art exhibitions. Member, Communist Party, since 1940.
- Has illustrated books. Painted frescos at Palace of Pioneers, Ivanovo. Restored cathedral frescos in Novgorod, Pskov, and Moscow.