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Vychulkovskyi Leon (Wyczolkowski Leon, 1852 - 1936)

Polish and Ukrainian painter and graphic artist. He studied at Warsaw Drawing School (1869 - 1873) under the guidance of W. Gerson in Munich Academy of Arts (1876 - 1877) and Krakow School Fine Arts (1877 - 1878) under the tutelage of J. Matejko. In 1878 he went to Paris. In 1880 he traveled around Galicia and Zakarpattya and during 1883 - 1893 lived in Ukraine. Since 1895 he taught at Krakow Academy of Arts (one of the disciples and followers of the artist was I. Trush) and since 1934 he taught at Warsaw Academy of Arts. Author of painted and graphic portraits, landscapes, still lifes, genre scenes based on the life of Polish and Ukrainian peasants. His watercolors and lithographs with soft gradations of light and shadow played an important role in the development of the Polish graphics of the twentieth century. Most of the works are stored in Warsaw and Krakow Art Museums.

Painters works:

Auction 5 Lot 36

«Still Life with oranges», 1912
cardboard, mixed technique; 6080

Price: 10 000 20000 $