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Gromnytskyi Pavlo Antonovych (1889 - 1977)

A Ukrainian painter. Born in the village of Gromnytsya, now Dnipropetrovs'k region. He began his studies in the art studio of V. Serov in St. Petersburg, and continued them at St. Petersburg Academy of Arts in I. Repins class. During the First World War he happened to get to Prague, where he continued his art education in a private studio of a landscape painter F. Enhelmuller, where with time he became an assistant, and then in the Ukrainian studio of plastic arts. From 1922 to 1925 he studied in the art studio of H. Matisse in Paris. Owing to H. Matisse, as well as the support of P. Picasso, he succeeded to open his solo exhibition in Paris in 1925. He carried out his studio trip to Italy, India, Tibet, Japan, the USA, and at the invitation of the King worked in Norway. In 1928 he returned to Prague. In 1945 was forcibly taken to the USSR and served in the Soviet Army. In 1952 he moved to Prague where he lived until his death. One of the best-known post-war Prague artists, author of numerous landscapes, portraits and still lifes. His solo exhibitions were held in Paris, Vienna, Prague, Svidnik (Slovakia). The works are stored in the museums and private collections in Ukraine, Slovakia, France, Czech Republic, Norway, and the USA.

Painters works:

Auction 17 Lot 52



«Autumn Bouquet»,
1909
canvas, oil; 91,574,5


Price: 7 000 9 000 $


Auction 16 Lot 71



«
Old Town Square, Prague», IIIrd quarter 20thC
wood, oil; 49,5
59,5


Price: 4 000 6 000 $


Auction 13 Lot 55



«Tent city», 1972
cardboard, oil; 5060


Price: 4 000 6 000 $


Auction 12 Lot 46



«A yard in winter»,1950s
wood, oil; 5060


Price: 6 000 8 000 $


Auction 11 Lot 42



«Prague», 1950s
cardboard, oil; 5060


Price: 4 000 6000 $


Auction 6 Lot 83



«In the sun», 1968
cardboard, oil; 5060


Price: 4 000 - 8000 $


Auction 5 Lot 39



«Stromovka Park in Prague», 1924
canvas, oil; 100115


Price: 10 000 15000 $