Vassilieff, Danila (1897-1958)

Also known as
Vassilieff, Daniel (1897-1958)
Vassilieff, Danila Ivanovich (1897-1958)
Field of activity
Artist; Painter; Sculptor; Soldier
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Biographies

Danila Ivanovich (Daniel) Vassilieff (1897-1958), painter and sculptor, was born on 16 December 1897 at Kagalnitskaya, near Rostov-na-Donu, Russia, son of Ivan Ivanovich Vassilieff and his wife Eudoxia,...

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Russian born painter and sculptor who arrived in Australia in 1923 and travelled widely during his life time. His most well known works depict 1930s life in the Melbourne suburb of Fitzroy.

  • 1923

View the full record at Design and Art Australia Online

Related people and organisations

Design and Art Australia Online

  • National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, ACT
  • Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
  • National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, VIC
  • A Memorial Exhibition of the Paintings and Sculpture of Danila Vassilieff
  • Herald outdoor art show 1953
  • (see also) Hester, Joy
  • (see also) Holmes, Edith Lilla
  • (see also) McClintock, Herbert
  • (see also) Dunn, Phyl
  • (see also) Tucker, Albert
  • (see also) Vasilieff, Elizabeth
  • (see also) Contemporary Art Society (VIC)
  • (see also) Fitzroy Life

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Resources by Danila Vassilieff (35)

  1. Soldier into artist : notes for a biography of Danila Vassilieff / Elizabeth Vassilieff
    Sutton, Elizabeth Vassilieff
    [ Book : 1959 ]
    At Nat Gall Aus Res
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 210,330.141)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 210,330.141)

  2. Papers
    Vassilieff, Danila, 1897-1958
    [ Unpublished : 1921-1966 ]
    At State Library of NSW
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 197,953.141)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 197,953.141)

  3. Vassilieff the innovator : mind in creative process-his last 10 years
    Vassilieff, Danila, 1897-1958
    [ Book : 1976 ]
    At 2 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 177,585.25)

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  4. Danila Vassilieff : gouaches, water colours, stone carvings : Monday 11th to Wednesday 27th November, 1974 [at the] Joseph Brown Gallery
    Vassilieff, Danila, 1897-1958
    [ Book : 1974 ]
    At 4 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 174,038.969)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 174,038.969)

  5. Danila Vassilieff, watercolours : 26th June - 20th July, 1973
    Vassilieff, Danila, 1897-1958
    [ Book : 1973 ]
    At Monash Uni Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 172,599.562)

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  6. Danila Vassilieff : works from the Reed family collection. / Danila Vassilieff
    Vassilieff, Danila, 1897-1958
    [ Book : 2005 ]
    At 5 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 172,335.422)

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  7. A memorial exhibition of the paintings and sculpture of Danila Vassilieff : Melbourne, June 1959 / Museum of Modern Art of Australia
    Vassilieff, Danila, 1897-1958
    [ Book : 1959 ]
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 165,355.297)

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  8. Danila Vassilieff : 29/10/57 to 9/11/57 in Melbourne / Gallery of Contemporary Art
    Vassilieff, Danila, 1897-1958
    [ Book : 1957 ]
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 164,026.234)

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  9. Soldier into artist: notes for a biography of Danila Vassilieff
    Vassilieff, Elizabeth
    [ Unpublished : 1967 ]
    At State Library VIC
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 152,594.094)

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  10. Danila Vassilieff, 1898-1958 : 28th May - 14th June, 1973
    Vassilieff, Danila, 1897-1958
    [ Book : 1973 ]
    At 6 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 151,472.219)

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Resources about Danila Vassilieff (49)

  1. Soldier into artist : notes for a biography of Danila Vassilieff / Elizabeth Vassilieff
    Sutton, Elizabeth Vassilieff
    [ Book : 1959 ]
    At Nat Gall Aus Res
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 211,405.234)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 211,405.234)

  2. Papers
    Vassilieff, Danila, 1897-1958
    [ Unpublished : 1921-1966 ]
    At State Library of NSW
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 198,004)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 198,004)

  3. Vassilieff the innovator : mind in creative process-his last 10 years
    Vassilieff, Danila, 1897-1958
    [ Book : 1976 ]
    At 2 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 177,246.078)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 177,246.078)

  4. Danila Vassilieff : gouaches, water colours, stone carvings : Monday 11th to Wednesday 27th November, 1974 [at the] Joseph Brown Gallery
    Vassilieff, Danila, 1897-1958
    [ Book : 1974 ]
    At 4 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 173,622.328)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 173,622.328)

  5. Danila Vassilieff, watercolours : 26th June - 20th July, 1973
    Vassilieff, Danila, 1897-1958
    [ Book : 1973 ]
    At Monash Uni Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 172,510.266)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 172,510.266)

  6. Danila Vassilieff : works from the Reed family collection. / Danila Vassilieff
    Vassilieff, Danila, 1897-1958
    [ Book : 2005 ]
    At 5 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 172,051.828)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 172,051.828)

  7. A memorial exhibition of the paintings and sculpture of Danila Vassilieff : Melbourne, June 1959 / Museum of Modern Art of Australia
    Vassilieff, Danila, 1897-1958
    [ Book : 1959 ]
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 165,622.188)

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  8. Danila Vassilieff : 29/10/57 to 9/11/57 in Melbourne / Gallery of Contemporary Art
    Vassilieff, Danila, 1897-1958
    [ Book : 1957 ]
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 163,936.938)

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  9. [Biographical cuttings on Danila Vassilieff, artist, containing one or more cuttings from newspapers or journals]
    [ Published : 1900-1990 ]
    At National Library
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  10. Soldier into artist: notes for a biography of Danila Vassilieff
    Vassilieff, Elizabeth
    [ Unpublished : 1967 ]
    At State Library VIC
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 152,727.078)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 152,727.078)

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  1. ART OF DANILA VASSILIEFF
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Wednesday 6 December 1944 p 2 Article
    ... ART OF DANILA VASSILIEFF By ALAN MCCULLOCH The profession of art attracts its adherents in many ... . Danila Vassilieff, whose retrospective exhibition opens at the Velasquez Gallery today, comes under the ... 335 words
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    The Herald (Melbourne, Vic. : 1861 - 1954) Saturday 25 September 1937 p 7 Article
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  3. 'Vassilieff' launching in ACT
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    ... Author at gallery Mrs Felicity St John Moore at the launching of her book 'Vassilieff — and his ... art' at the National Gallery last night. 'Vassilieff launching in ACT "Vassilieff has not always been ... 253 words
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  1. Danila Vassilieff
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  4. Imaginary Landscapes: The Art of Danila Vassilieff
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