1 January 1896
Mykulyntsi, Kingdom of Galicia and Lodomeria, Austria-Hungary
26 June 1976 (aged 80)|
Kiev, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union
|Awards||Shevchenko Prize (1964)|
Vasyl Illich Kasiyan (Ukrainian language: Василь Ілліч Касіян
- born 1 January 1896 in Mykulyntsi, Kingdom of Galicia and Lodomeria, Austria-Hungary – died 26 June 1976 in Kiev, Ukrainian SSR of the Soviet Union) was a Ukrainian painter, graphic, parliamentary, People's Painter of the Soviet Union, academician of the Academy of Arts of the Soviet Union.
A native of Eastern Galicia, he was a World War I veteran. While studying in Academy of Fine Arts, Prague in 1920s, Kasiyan was a student of Czech painter Max Švabinský.
- Vasyl Kasiyan in the Ukrainian Soviet Encyclopedia
- Yankovska, O.V. Kasiyan Vasyl Illich (КАСІЯН ВАСИЛЬ ІЛЛІЧ). Encyclopedia of History of Ukraine.
|Head of the National society of painters of Ukraine
with second term (1962–1968)
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