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Vitkovsky, Lev

Lev Vitkovsky - Angry Sea near ChekhovLev Vitkovsky - Defense of Sevastopol, 1978Lev Vitkovsky - Near ChekhovLev Vitkovsky - In a Village, 1950sLev Vitkovsky - Repairing the Clock, 1984Lev Vitkovsky - Study for Lev Vitkovsky - FishermanLev Vitkovsky - To Live or DieLev Vitkovsky - Tending the FallenLev Vitkovsky - Old Soldier
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Angry Sea near Chekhov's, 1988
Lev Vitkovsky - Angry Sea near Chekhov

23 1/2" x 31 1/2" oil on canvas signed 

Defense of Sevastopol, 1978
Lev Vitkovsky - Defense of Sevastopol, 1978

20 1/2" x 36" oil on canvas  signed  Fleischer Museum Collection

Near Chekhov's House, 1978
Lev Vitkovsky - Near Chekhov

19 1/2" x 27 1/2"  oil on canvas  signed 

In a Village, 1950s
Lev Vitkovsky - In a Village, 1950s

19 7/8" x 39 1/4"  oil on canvas  signed on reverse 

Repairing the Clock, 1984
Lev Vitkovsky - Repairing the Clock, 1984

11 3/4" x 16 3/4"  tempera on board  signed on reverse  

Study for 'To Live or Die'
Lev Vitkovsky - Study for

27 1/2" x 19 1/2" oil on canvas  signed  1975

Lev Vitkovsky - Fisherman


To Live or Die
Lev Vitkovsky - To Live or Die


Tending the Fallen
Lev Vitkovsky - Tending the Fallen


Old Soldier
Lev Vitkovsky - Old Soldier






1931 - 2008

Vitkovsky was born in Tula, Russia.

He studied at the Dnepropetrovsk Fine Art College from 1946 to 1950 and at the Kiev Art Institute from 1952 to 1958.

He began exhibiting in 1952 and was a member of the Ukrainian Union of Artists. He was an Honored Artist of Ukraine and a long time professor of painting at the Kiev Art Institute.

His works are in the permanent collecton of several museums including:

The Nesterov Bashkirian State Art Museum;
The Regional Art Museum (Donetsk, Ukraine);
The Ukranian National Art Gallery (Kiev).

Vitkovsky is listed on page 342 of Matthew Bown's, A Dictionary of Twentieth Century Russian and Soviet Painters.