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Virag Yuliy Georgiyovych (1880 - 1949)

A Ukrainian artist, one of the founders of the Zakarpattya school of painting, he worked in the field of portrait and genre painting. Born in the town of Hust, Zakarpattya today. In the years of 1898 - 1899 he studied at Munich Academy of Arts under the tutelage of Sh. Kholosha and L. Lofttse, then - at Budapest School of Model Drawing and at the Academy of R. Julien in Paris. In 1901 he went to New York where he created a grand composition "Coronation of the Virgin Maria," for which he received the award. On returning to Ukraine, he lived first in Uzhgorod and later - in Mukachevo. Performed painting of the churches, in particular, of the iconostasis of Mykolai Monastery on the Chernecha Mountain, on which he had worked over 7 years. In 1928 he was appointed a government painter of Mukachevo eparchy. The works are in the Donetsk art Museum.

Painters works:

Auction 12 Lot 31

«Promenade»,st quarter 20thC
canvas, oil; 45,558,5

Price: 13 000 17 000 $

Auction 10 Lot 26

«A stroll», Ist quarter 20thC
canvas, oil; 48,540

Price: 15 000 20000 $