Marina Richter, known as well as “Queen of lithography” was born on
21 June, 1962 in Moscow, where she later attended French lyceum and
a secondary decorative art school, studying miniature and icon.
Since 1983, she has lived and worked in Prague. In 1990, she completed
studies at the Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague,
specializing in illustration and graphic art.
She has illustrated several books. Some of the most successful and
remarkable ones include Shakespeare's King Lear and Sonnets.
The artist's extraordinary works can be found in art collections in
the Czech Republic, Germany, France, Italy, USA, Belgium, Switzerland,
Japan and Russia.