Anatoliy Usachev (1914-1998) is a famous artist, architect, illustrator.
He was born in Orenburg and moved to Moscow in his late teens.
He graduated from the Moscow Architectural Institute in 1940. He is the owner of the first prize of the Union of Architects.
He fought in the war and received 14 awards and medals. After WW2 he worked in various architectural workshops and since 1977 devoted himself entirely to oil painting. The artist’s portfolio includes more than 200 personal exhibitions in Russia and abroad. His works can be found in museums and private collections in Russia, Georgia, Armenia, England, Germany, France, Canada and Australia. His paintings were sold at many foreign auctions.