Viktor Mikhailovich Vasnetsov (May 15, 1848 - June 23, 1926) was a Russian artist who specialized in mythological and historical subjects and is considered a key figure of the revivalist movement in Russian art.
His father was a village priest. Two of his three sons, Viktor and Apollinary, became painters.
In 1912, he was given a noble title by Czar Nicholas II. In 1914, he designed a revenue stamp for victims of World War I. In 1918, he participated in the designing of a military uniform for the new Red Army.
His artwork has been used for Imperial Gazetteer.