Soviet and Ukrainian painter. Lyashkov Anatoly Yakovlevich – Member of the National Union of Artists of Ukraine since 1985. He was born on January 12, 1923 in the village of. Sofiyivka, Zlinkovsky district, Bryansk region. In 1953 he graduated from the Leningrad Art College. V. Serov, Department of Painting. The participant of regional and republican exhibitions. Worked in the field of easel painting. The master of the subject – thematic picture. For the artist’s painting Lyashkov A.Ya. characterized by sonorous, rich and rich colors, temperament and dynamics in the reflection of reality. A refined and magnificent landscape painter. The artist’s works are presented in many public and private collections in Ukraine and abroad.