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Tkachenko Mykhaylo Stepanovych (1860 - 1916)

An outstanding Ukrainian painter, a brilliant representative of Kharkiv school of landscape. Born in Kharkiv, where he received elementary art education under the guidance of the artist D. Bezperchyy. From 1880 till 1888 he studied in St. Petersburg Academy of Arts under the guidance of P. Chystyakov, M. Klodt and V. Orlov. During his studying he received all existing academic awards. He graduated from the Academy of Arts with the title of the 1st degree artist and the right for pension trip abroad. In 1888 he went to Paris, where he stayed for permanent residence. Each year he came to Ukraine for painting numerous landscapes. From 1888 till 1892 he visited the studio of F. Cormon, was a member of the Russian club of artists, where he made friends with A. Bogolyubov and M. Gritsenko, who influenced him to start painting marines. Since 1891 he became a constant exhibitor of Parisian salons, where the masters creative work was marked by numerous medals and awards. His solo exhibitions were held in Paris (1898, 1906, 1909). Participant of the World Exhibition in Paris (1900, the Second Gold Medal), of the International Exhibition in Li_ge (1905, the Gold Medal), etc. Since 1902 he served as a chief artist of the navy of Russian Empire. In 1895 he was awarded the Order of the Legion of Honor, in 1909 - the Order of Saint Stanislav of the 3rd degree. His works are stored in the National Art Museum of Ukraine, Lviv National Museum, the State Russian Museum, in the Art Museums of Kharkiv, Sumy, etc.

Painters works:

Auction 21 Lot 31

«The Khorol River»,

Paper on cardboard, watercolour, 20x12,5

Price: 5 000 - 7 000 $

Auction 21 Lot 40

«The Afternoon breaking wave»,

wood, oil, 14x23, 5

Price: 10 000 - 15 000 $

Auction 20 Lot 26

Study for the picture «Shadows»,
cardboard, oil; 1621,5

Price: 10 000 - 12 000 $

Auction 20 Lot 38

«Wooden church»,
wood, oil; 18,524

Price: 10 000 - 12 000 $

Auction 19 Lot 27

Paired works «Ships at anchor»,

wood, oil; 13,524

Price: 10 000 - 12 000 $

Auction 19 Lot 28

«A tree with lush foliage»,

wood, oil; 18,524

Price: 10 000 - 12 000 $

Auction 18 Lot 25

«On the coast of Normandy»,
wood, oil; 4127

Price: 10 000 15 000 $