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Soviet Ukrainian artist Leonty Koshtelyanchuk

Soviet Ukrainian artist Leonty Koshtelyanchuk (1914 - 1984)

Artist’s wife. Oil on canvas portrait. Work by Soviet Ukrainian artist Leonty Koshtelyanchuk (14 April, 1914 – 1984)

Soviet Ukrainian artist Leonty Koshtelyanchuk ((14 April, 1914 – 1984) – member of the USSR Union of artists. Born in Zhitomir, he studied in the Kiev State Art Institute, workshop of Soviet artist Alexey Alexeyevich Shovkunenko. After graduation, he taught at the Kiev Art Institute, Associate Professor. Talented Soviet artist mostly worked in the genre of portrait. He took part in many Ukrainian, all-Union and international exhibitions of Soviet Art (1950, 1955) in Moscow.
Leonty Filippovich died in 1984. His works decorate museums of the republics of the former USSR, as well as foreign museums. Lots of his works are in private collections in Russia, Ukraine, and abroad.

Lenin with workers on the square. 1979

Lenin with workers on the square. 1979. Oil on canvas

Soviet Ukrainian artist Leonty Koshtelyanchuk

Sources:
scanned from All Union art exhibition 1950, 1955 catalogs and illustrated albums
Soviet Art magazines