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Oil on canvas still life of flowers. Signed and attr. Tanya Axiuk on bottom rigth corner. 9.5 x 7.5 inch (24.1 x 19.1 cm). Born in the Ukraine during the Second World War, Tanya (Kislenko) Axiuk fled with her family to Germany and later resided briefly in Belgium. Emigrated to Quebec in 1951 and settled in Lachin. This renowned artist studied design in visual art, drawing, and sculpture. She has exhibited solo in Montreal, Toronto and Ottawa as well as in numerous galleries across Canada. Throughout her 40 years as a professional artist, Tanya Axiuk has won numerous awards. Although her subjects are varied, she is known for her oil paintings representative of flowers and gardens, beautiful still life, landscapes and enchanting Ukrainian themes. Her paintings are part of different private and corporate collections across Canada, the United States and Europe. PROVENANCE: Private collection, Montreal, QC


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American, 19th century : In our opinion, this work was executed by an unknown hand, and can only be identified by origin (i.e., region, period).

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Tanya Axiuk (Ukr-Canadian) OOC Still of Flowers

Estimate $50 - $100Mar 1, 2018