Illustration from "Borislav is Laughing", Ivan Franko, 1881

1969

Ref. # 139-729

gouache on paper
8x8 cm

1969

gouache on paper
8x8 cm

Ivan Yakovych Franko (1856-1916) was a Ukrainian poet, writer, social and literary critic, journalist, interpreter, economist, political activist, doctor of philosophy, ethnographer, the author of the first detective novels and modern poetry in the Ukrainian language
His novel "Borislav Is Laughing", together with "Boa-Constrictor" and a number of short stories, describes the development of the oil industry in the Borislav region

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