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Vitkovsky, Lev

Lev Vitkovsky - Angry Sea near ChekhovLev Vitkovsky - Defense of SevastopolLev Vitkovsky - Near ChekhovLev Vitkovsky - In a VillageLev Vitkovsky - Repairing the ClockLev Vitkovsky - Study for Lev Vitkovsky - FishermanLev Vitkovsky - To Live or DieLev Vitkovsky - Old SoldierLev Vitkovsky - Horses
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Angry Sea near Chekhov's
Lev Vitkovsky - Angry Sea near Chekhov

23 1/2" x 31 1/2" oil on canvas signed 1988

Defense of Sevastopol
Lev Vitkovsky - Defense of Sevastopol

20 1/2" x 36" oil on canvas  signed  1978

Near Chekhov's House
Lev Vitkovsky - Near Chekhov

19 1/2" x 27 1/2"  oil on canvas  signed  1978

In a Village
Lev Vitkovsky - In a Village

19 7/8" x 39 1/4"  oil on canvas  signed on reverse  1950s

Repairing the Clock
Lev Vitkovsky - Repairing the Clock

11 3/4" x 16 3/4"  tempera on board  signed on reverse  1984

Study for 'To Live or Die'
Lev Vitkovsky - Study for

27 1/2" x 19 1/2" oil on canvas  signed  1975

Lev Vitkovsky - Fisherman


To Live or Die
Lev Vitkovsky - To Live or Die


Old Soldier
Lev Vitkovsky - Old Soldier


Lev Vitkovsky - Horses






1931 - 2008

Vitkovsky was born in Tula, Russia.

He studied at the Dnepropetrovsk Fine Art College from 1946 to 1950 and at the Kiev Art Institute from 1952 to 1958.

He began exhibiting in 1952 and was a member of the Ukrainian Union of Artists. He was an Honored Artist of Ukraine and a long time professor of painting at the Kiev Art Institute.

His works are in the permanent collecton of several museums including:

The Nesterov Bashkirian State Art Museum;
The Regional Art Museum (Donetsk, Ukraine);
The Ukranian National Art Gallery (Kiev).

Vitkovsky is listed on page 342 of Matthew Bown's, A Dictionary of Twentieth Century Russian and Soviet Painters.