In Greek mythology, the wild mortal beings with the head and torso of a man on the body of the horse, the inhabitants of the mountains and forest thickets. The centaurs accompany the God of wine Dionysus differ violent temper and intemperance.
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.