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Voloshyn Maksymilian Oleksandrovych (1877 - 1932)

Ukrainian and Russian artist, poet-symbolist, translator, fine arts expert and art critic. Born in Kyiv. He studied at Feodosia Grammar School and then at the Law Faculty of Moscow University (1897 - 1899). In the early 1900s in Paris he attended the lectures at the Sorbonne and took lessons in drawing and engraving from the artist E. Kruglykova. On returning to Moscow, he met with V. Brucov, A. Byelyi, and O. Blok, published articles on contemporary art, reviews of new books and published his first collection of poems. Since 1916 he had permanently lived in Koktebel, where he created numerous landscapes in watercolor painting technique ("The Koktebel suite"), and made poetic supersciptions on many of them. In 1924 he turned his house in Koktebel into a free art center. Participated in the art exhibitions in Feodosia, Odessa, and Kharkiv. In 1927 he held his solo exhibitions in Moscow and Leningrad. In 1984 the House Museum of M. Voloshyn was unveiled in Koktebel.

Painters works:

Auction 17 Lot 30



«Crimea»,
1927
paper, watercolor; 14,521,5


Price: 4 000 6 000 $


Auction 16 Lot 50



«Koktebel», 1928
paper, watercolor; 17,5
26,5


Price: 6 000 8 000 $


Auction 16 Lot 51



«Crimea», 1926
paper, watercolor; 17,5
26,5


Price: 6 000 8 000 $


Auction 13 Lot 63



«In the spring», 1930
paper, watercolor, pencil; 1727


Price: 4 000 5 000 $