Holofernes (Hebrew. הולופרנס) — according to the Book of Judith, the Assyrian commander, who headed the invading army to Judea of king Nebuchadnezzar, which consisted of "Hiking a hundred and twenty thousand, and many horses with twelve thousand horsemen".
Vasily Ptyukhin was born in 1948. He graduated from the Far Eastern
Institute of Arts. Member of the Union of Artists of Russia. Laureate
of the International Fund «Cultural Heritage». Participant of regional,
all-Russian and foreign exhibitions. Participant in the open-air in the
Vologda, Bryansk, Tver and Vladimir regions, in Spain and Montenegro.
Awarded with diplomas and letters of appreciation of regional
and city administrations, as well as of the Union of Artists of Russia.