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Ganzen Oleksii Vasylyovych (1876 - 1937)

Grandson and disciple of Ivan Aivazovskyi. Born in Odessa. In 1890 he studied at Grammar School, and later graduated from the Law Faculty of Novorossiysk University in Odessa. In 1901 went to Munich to get art education and spent ten years abroad. He learned from K. Salzmann and P. Meyerheim at Munich Academy of Arts, E. Brecht in Dresden, and from Jean Lefebvre and Robert Fleury in Paris. Traveled around France, Italy, Netherlands and Sweden. Painted mostly marines, following the tradition of his grandfather. He worked in the techniques of oil painting, watercolor, sepia, gouache and engraving. From 1904 to 1905 he painted the pictures devoted to the Russo-Japanese War. In 1910 he lived with his family in St. Petersburg and in the estate of  Roman-Eli near Feodosia. He participated in the exhibitions of the Association of Itinerant Art Exhibitions in Odessa, St. Petersburg Academy of Arts, the Society of Russian Watercolorists (was its member), exhibited his works in Paris and Berlin. In 1917 his solo exhibition was held in the Artists Association "Myussars Mondays." Performed the government orders. In 1916 issued an album of 25 watercolors "The Russian Imperial Navy." During 1917 - 1919 he lived in Odessa. In 1920 he emigrated with his family to Yugoslavia. The works of the artist were ordered for the royal palaces of Yugoslavia, Romania and Italy. His solo exhibitions were held in Zagreb, Belgrade, Bucharest, Rome and Paris. He was a member of the Association of Russian Artists in Paris. His works are presented in Feodosia Picture Gallery n. a.  Aivazovskyi,and numerous museums of Russia and Europe.

Painters works:

Auction 21 Lot 42

«Sailing vessel. Calm»,

IInd quarter 20thC

canvas on cardboard, oil; 27x35

Price: 7 500 - 10 000 $

Auction 18 Lot 39

«The Adriatic»,
canvas, oil; 7392

Price: 40 000 50 000 $

Auction 17 Lot 32

«Sea landscape»,
Ist third 20thC
canvas on board, oil; 3037

Price: 9 000 12 000 $

Auction 15 Lot 43

«Seascape», 1930-s
canvas, oil; 70100

Price: 40 000 50 000 $

Auction 14 Lot 36

«Seascape», 1914
canvas, oil; 71,596

Price: 50 000 70 000 $

Auction 13 Lot 35

«Sea», 1937
canvas, oil; 3040

Price: 9 000 12 000 $

Auction 7 Lot 17

«Little House on the Dalmatian Coast», Ist quarter 20thC
wood, oil; 3543,5

Price: 24 000 40000 $