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Other than tidbits of information – his marriage, the christening of his two sons and his widow’s remarriage after his death – much remains a mystery, even the exact date of his death, and when and where he was born. Historians aren’t even sure Pinzel was his real name.

But his creations live on.

“Thirteen hundred cathedrals exist in Lviv region alone. They represent an entire school of Pinzel,” said Boris Voznytskiy, the celebrated director of Lviv’s Art Gallery, who has spent the last half century investigating Pinzel’s life and work. “He came here and began something new.”

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