Afanasy ROKACHEVSKY 1830 — 1901
Опанас Юхимович РОКАЧЕВСЬКИЙ • Афанасий РОКАЧЕВСКИЙ
Afanasy (Opanas) Yukchymovych Rokachevsky was born in Kyiv in 1830. Studied at St. Petersburg Art Academy in 1852-1857. In 1860 became academician. From 1860 became the head of the icon painting school at the Kyiv-Pechersky Lavra. Rokachevsky is known as a portrait painter. The artist died in Kyiv in 1901.