Biography of the author

Ivan Trush (1869-1941) is a Ukrainian impressionist painter, landscape and portrait master, art critic and organizer of artistic life in Galicia. Born in the village Vysotsk, Brodivskyi District. He studied at the Kraków Academy of Sciences (under J. Matejko, L. Vychulkovskii and J. Stanislavskii) (1891-1897); in Vienna (1894) and Munich (1897 in A. Ashbe). During his studies in Krakow, he became friends with V. Stefanyk. Moved to Lviv (1898), where he became involved in Ukrainian artistic and public life. He became close to I. Franko and contacted the Scientific Society named after T. Shevchenko, for whom he performed various artistic works (in particular, portraits). Artistic trips to the Crimea (1901-1904), Italy (1902, 1908), Egypt and Palestine (1912). Trush initiated and organized the first artistic professional societies in Galicia: "Society for the Development of Russian Art" (1898) and its three exhibitions, "Society of Supporters of Ukrainian Literature and Art" (1905) and his first "Exhibition of Ukrainian Artists", which was attended by also Kyiv artists. Together with S. Lyudkevych, he published the first Ukrainian art magazine "Artistic Herald" (1905).

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Ivan Trush (1869-1941)
"Summer", 1920s
canvas, oil
51 х 61 см
Signature bottom right
Biography of the author

Ivan Trush (1869-1941) is a Ukrainian impressionist painter, landscape and portrait master, art critic and organizer of artistic life in Galicia. Born in the village Vysotsk, Brodivskyi District. He studied at the Kraków Academy of Sciences (under J. Matejko, L. Vychulkovskii and J. Stanislavskii) (1891-1897); in Vienna (1894) and Munich (1897 in A. Ashbe). During his studies in Krakow, he became friends with V. Stefanyk. Moved to Lviv (1898), where he became involved in Ukrainian artistic and public life. He became close to I. Franko and contacted the Scientific Society named after T. Shevchenko, for whom he performed various artistic works (in particular, portraits). Artistic trips to the Crimea (1901-1904), Italy (1902, 1908), Egypt and Palestine (1912). Trush initiated and organized the first artistic professional societies in Galicia: "Society for the Development of Russian Art" (1898) and its three exhibitions, "Society of Supporters of Ukrainian Literature and Art" (1905) and his first "Exhibition of Ukrainian Artists", which was attended by also Kyiv artists. Together with S. Lyudkevych, he published the first Ukrainian art magazine "Artistic Herald" (1905).

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Lot  8
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Ivan Trush (1869-1941)

"Summer", 1920s

canvas, oil
51 х 61 см
Signature bottom right
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