This is a comprehensive biographical dictionary of Polish artists from the fourteenth century to the present day. Nearly 1,300 men and women who have made lasting contributions in the fields of painting, illustration, sculpture, stage design, architecture, tapestry, etching, and other media are listed alphabetically. Included are those native to Poland, those of Polish descent, and those born elsewhere who did their art in Poland. Each entry provides the artists name, biographical information, medium employed, and overall contribution to Polands artistic tradition. Photographs accompany many entries.
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Chicago native Stanley S. Sokol is the son of a Polish immigrant father. After service in the United States Army and a career in radiology, he now researches Polish studies. He is an officer of several Polish organizations and has written of notable Poles.Review:
"bring[s] together for the first time in English Polish artists from the 14th century to the present...a pioneering work in an important field.... Recommended"--Choice
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Book Description Mcfarland & Co Inc Pub, 2000. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0786406976