Nikolai Gloutshenko (1901-1977) was born in Novomoskovsk, a city in the Dnepropetrovsk Oblast. He graduated from the Commercial School in Yuzovka (currently the second building of Donetsk National Technical University). Studied in Berlin where his tutor was H. Baluschek, and then graduated from Berlin University of the Arts in Charlottenburg (1921-1924). In 1925-1935 worked in Paris, where he exhibited in the Salon d'Automne (Autumn Salon) and in the Salon des Indépendants (Society of Independent Artists). He lectured at Taras Shevchenko State Art School, as well as at the Kiev State Institute of Art since 1939. Was reworded with the Order of the Red Banner of Labour, had titles of a People’s Artist of Ukraine and of a People’s Artist of the USSR, was a Taras Shevchenko prize laureate. Painter’s works of art can be found in many Ukrainian and foreign museums and private collections. He painted landscapes, portraits and still lives.

Landscape with trees
Oil on cardboard; 50 х 80 cm
Last snow, 1959
Oil on canvas; 70 х 100 cm
Still life with oranges, 1976
Oil on cardboard; 50 х 70 cm