Jacques Hnizdovsky's parents (Jakiw and Martha) with his two older brothers Vasyl and Ostap (?) This photo was taken in 1905, ten years before Jacques Hnizdovsky was born.
Jacques Hnizdovsky at age 5 (1920), the year he starts drawing. His most treasured possession is his double ended, two-colored pencil.
Jacques Hnizdovsky at the Chortkiv Gymnasium (front row, left). Hnizdovsky never completed his studies at Chortkiv and transferred to Seminary in Lviv, where he completed his secondary studies.
Hnizdovsky and classmates in front of the Ivan Franko Memorial at the historic Lychakiv Cemetery in Lviv. Hnizdovsky's gaze is fixed towards the location of his own final resting place, which is directly opposite the tomb of Ivan Franko.