About the author:
People's artist of Ukraine, Honored artist of USSR. Born in 1922 in Melitopol. In 1957 graduated Charkiv University of Arts. Honorary Member of the Crimean Science Academy, Veteran of the World War II. In 1999 his person was included to the almanac "The Lives of the Eminent People". Outstanding master of genre art, a virtuous landscape painter, author of expressive still-life.