His magnificent triptych The Hutsul Madonna, and other paintings, as he lived between Poland and Lviv, a distinguished artist and teacher in both.
He was born and died in Lviv, now in Ukraine, but trained in Poland, where he settled and worked for much of his career. He specialised in triptychs.
Around 25,000 live in the Carpathian Mountains in Ukraine. Here are paintings of traditional life in the rugged and snowy terrain.