Bukovetsky, Yevhen [Буковецький, Євген; Bukovec'kyj, Jevhen], b 17 December 1866 in Odesa, d 27 July 1948 in Odesa. Realist painter. Bukovetsky obtained his art education at the Odesa Drawing School (graduating in 1890), the Saint Petersburg Academy of Arts, and the Académie Rodolphe Julian in Paris. He was a member of the Society of South Russian Artists and took part in the exhibitions of the Peredvizhniki. He was an initiator of the Kostandi Society of Artists (1922–9) and taught at the Odesa Art School (from 1937). Among his paintings are Amateur Photographer (1894), In Court (1895), and portraits of Vladimir Filatov, Petro Nilus, Petro Stoliarsky, and many others.
[This article originally appeared in the Encyclopedia of Ukraine, vol. 1 (1984).]