Stanyo Stamatov (1887- 1963), Bulgarian.

Born on 16th February 1887 in the village Shipka, Bulgaria, diеd on 17th January 1963 in Munich, Germany. Studied art in 1911 at the Art School in Sofia in the class of Prof. Ivan Mrkvicka. Specialized in art in Germany in the period 1925-27 and France 1926. He was an exceptionally productive artist, having more than 40 exhibitions. He painted mainly figurative composition and landscapes, among which the most famous ones frоm the Shipka region. His works can be found in National Gallery in Stara Zagora and Sofia.

Stanyo Stamatov was an official military painter during the First World War and traveled extensively through Macedonia in the period 1915 -1918. On January 2010 the fine art gallery Victoria in Sofia organized an exhibition of his war-time Macedonian watercolors. Stamatov visited Macedonia also during the Second World War, where he produced at least one painting – The church of Saint Naum, Ohrid 1942, sold by the auction house Victoria, Sofia. Few of the Macedonian watercolors are in teh collection of the author of this lexicon.

Stanyo-Stamatov-1887-1963-Toward-Prilep-1915-watercolor
Stanyo Stamatov 1887-1963 Toward Prilep 1915 watercolor
Stanyo-Stamatov-1887-1963-Kenali-Kremenica-Bitola-region-The-French-army-attacks-1916
Stanyo Stamatov 1887-1963 Kenali Kremenica Bitola region The French army attacks 1916
Stanyo-Stamatov-1887-1963-Passing-Shara-1915-watercolor-and-an-exhibition-poster-January-2010
Stanyo Stamatov 1887-1963 Passing Shara 1915 watercolor and an exhibition poster January 2010
Stanyo-Stamatov-1887-1963-Passing-Shara-1915-watercolor-and-an-exhibition-poster-January-2010.
Stanyo Stamatov 1887-1963 Passing Shara 1915 watercolor and an exhibition poster January 2010
Stanyo-Stamatov-1887-1963-Bridge-in-Struga-1915-watercolor
Stanyo Stamatov 1887-1963 Bridge in Struga 1915 watercolor
Stanyo-Stamatov-1887-1963-Lake-of-Ohrid-1915-watercolor
Stanyo Stamatov 1887-1963 Lake of Ohrid 1915 watercolor
Stanyo-Stamatov-1887-1963-Road-to-Prilep-1915-watercolor
Stanyo Stamatov 1887-1963 Road to Prilep 1915 watercolor
Stanyo-Stamatov-1887-1963-In-front-of-Struga-1918-watercolor
Stanyo Stamatov-1887-1963 In front of Struga 1918 watercolor
Stanyo-Stamatov-1887-1963-Village-of-Isvor-watercolor
Stanyo Stamatov 1887 1963 Village of Isvor watercolor
Stanyo-Stamatov-1887-1963-Serbian-Prisoners-in-Striga-1915-watercolor
Stanyo Stamatov 1887-1963 Serbian Prisoners in Struga 1915 watercolor
Stanyo-Stamatov-1887-1963-The-Chirch-of-Saint-Naum-1942-Oil-panel
Stanyo Stamatov 1887-1963 The Chirch of Saint Naum 1942 Oil panel

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This lexicon is a result of my 15 years long period of researching & documenting the personalities and the artworks of the foreign painters, sculptors, illustrators, and photographers having visited different spots of the geographic territory of Macedonia, there having created works of art there over a 100-years long period i.e. between 1850-1950. Their presence and artwork in the Macedonian milieus represent a notable cultural heritage to the international linkage of the ethnic Macedonians as well as to all the ethnicities living in the picturesque territory of Macedonia and the cultures of modern-day countries spread over parts of the geographic territory of Macedonia. Witnessing the artistic contributions of the foreign artist, we are proud of their Macedonia-themed creative works and experiences. I believe that their artworks, having been inspired and created over the vast region of Macedonia, unite us all in these challenging times, and under the facts and the values of the artistic beauty.

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