Grigory Svetlitsky – Russian and Soviet Ukrainian painter.
Marusina Khata (Boguslavka) (1868).
|Type||Pictorial Post card|
|Artist||Grigory Petrovich Svetlitsky (1872-1948) – Russian and Soviet Ukrainian artist.
He worked as a landscape painter, portraitist, wrote genre paintings. Participated in the painting of St. Isaac’s Cathedral in St. Petersburg and the Church of the Exaltation of the Cross in Kiev. He was engaged in book illustration. In 1946 he was the first to be awarded the title of People’s Artist of the Ukrainian SSR.
“General History of Arts” characterizes him as a representative of the Ukrainian national school of painting, which continued the traditions of the Itinerants, highlighting his genre paintings “Near the Motovylovka station” (1909), “Musicians” (1912) (both in the National Art Museum of Ukraine), which show life little person. The artist is characterized by an interest in national images and history.
|Approx. Size||5.8X4.1 inches (15X10.5 cm)|
|Published by||State Publishing House of Fine Arts and Musical Literature URSR, Kiev, 1962|