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Soviet Ukrainian painter Elena Yakovenko 1914-1999

Painting by Soviet Ukrainian painter Elena Yakovenko (1914-1999)

Heroes of Socialist Labor. 1950. Painting by Soviet Ukrainian painter Elena Yakovenko (1914-1999)

Soviet Ukrainian painter Elena Yakovenko 1914-1999
Born July 25, 1914 in the city of Merefa, Kharkov region, Ukrainian painter Elena Nikolaevna Yakovenko studied at the Kharkov State Art Institute. From 1938 to 1946 she studied at the workshops of Soviet artists A.Kokel and S.Prokhorov. Yakovenko – a member of the Union of Artists of the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist republic since 1946. The author of genre paintings, landscapes, still lifes, she was a participant of regional, republican, international and foreign exhibitions of Soviet art since 1945. Her solo exhibitions took place in her native Kharkov (1950, 1982, 1993), in Sumy (1962) and Kiev (1969, 1984). In addition, Elena Nikolaevna Yakovenko taught at the Kharkov Art College.
Social realism painter and graphic artist Elena Nikolaevna Yakovenko died in 1999 in her native Kharkov.

Soviet Ukrainian painter Elena Yakovenko (1914-1999)

Soviet Ukrainian painter Elena Nikolaevna Yakovenko (1914-1999)

Soviet Ukrainian painter Elena Yakovenko 1914-1999