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Myron Lechay

 (1898 - 1972)
Myron Lechay was active/lived in New York, Louisiana / Russian Federation.  Myron Lechay is known for abstract, sea-landscape and portrait painting.

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Myron Lechay


Known for his delicate colorism and graceful abstract designs, Myron Lechay created landscapes and city views that have been compared to Stuart Davis's work of the 1920s and Milton Avery's art of the 1940s. Lechay was born in Kiev, Russia. After emigrating to the United States with his family in 1906, he attended public schools. He received his initial art instruction at the National Academy of Design.

Myron Lechay's first recognition occurred when the art and antiques dealer, F.W. Lawlor, observed him copying works by the Old Masters at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Lawlor began to purchase works by Lechay on a regular basis, allowing the artist to support himself from his art. By the 1920s, Lechay was participating in the N  ...  Displaying 750 of 6014 characters.



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About  Myron Lechay

Born:  1898 - Kiev, Russia
Died:   1972 - New York City
Known for:  abstract, sea-landscape and portrait painting