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Iosif Iosifovich BOKSHAY

Iosif BOKSHAY, Painter and illustrator. Honoured Art Worker of Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic since 1951; corresponding member, USSR Academy, of Arts, since 1958.

Background

  • BOKSHAY, Iosif was born in 1891 in village Kobyletskaya Polyana, now Transcarpathian Oblast.

  • Education

    • 1910-1914 studied at Budapest Academy, of Arts.

    Career

    • Since 1918 painter and pedagogue in Uzhgorod. Since 1930's has worked on monumental paintings. Paints landscape, portrait and genre subjects.

      Helped found and organize Transcarpathian Art School. 1945-1946 works shown at All-Union and Ukrainia art exhibitions.
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