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Vasilievich Prostrak


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Born in the town of Hvizdets ' Ivano-Frankivsk region. In 1895 – 1899 he studied at the Munich Academy of arts, where became interested in pastel painting, especially interested in portrait genre. After OH went back in Luvov, where he became known as Illustrator of magazines and satirical publications, a portraitist, who wrote numerous portraits commissioned by the local intelligentsia, created a number of landscapes of the Carpathians, genre scenes. In 1901, the artist undertook a creative journey through Western Europe. Returning home, he finally settled in Lviv. Painted several churches in the Hutsul region, in Iltsi village has created a painting of the Church together with the artist. The kurylas. He worked in satirical magazines, illustrations for literary works. The works of the artist in 1912 – 1914 published more than 120 postcards. The last years of his life the artist lived in Kiev.

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