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Iosif Iosifovich BOKSHAY

Painter and illustrator

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.