Maria Prymachenko

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Art by Prymachenko: Wild chaplun. 1977, on Ukrainian postage stamp
Pea beast, 1971, on Ukrainian postage stamp

Maria Prymachenko (d. 1997) was a Ukrainian folk art painter, who worked in the naïve art style. She was a self-taught artist. She worked in painting, embroidery and ceramics.

She is now famous.[1]

Early life: Prymachenko was born 12 January 1909 [O.S. 30 December 1908] to a peasant family and spent her whole life in the village of Bolotnya in the Ivankiv Raion, Kyiv Oblast; That place is 30 km (19 mi) from Chernobyl.[2][3][4]

She died on 18 August 1997. She was 88-years old.

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  2. Pryimachenko Maria, Sixteen Paintings in the National Museum of Ukrainian Folk Art, Shown On A Set of Sixteen Color Postcards Published By Aurora Art Publishers, Leningrad, 1979, "Art Ukraine" site
  3. "Maria Prymachenko's fantastic world of flowers and animals". Archived from the original on 20 March 2022. Retrieved 1 March 2022.
  4. Halder, Santoshi; Argyropoulos, Vassilios (2 March 2019). Inclusion, Equity and Access for Individuals with Disabilities: Insights from Educators across World. Springer. ISBN 978-981-13-5962-0.