The Polish American Art Calendar 2002

 
9780970334138: The Polish American Art Calendar 2002

The Polish American Art Calendar for year 2002 presents images of paintings by Polish artists in the possession of The Kosciuszko Foundation in New York.

Printed on matte white high quality paper with laminated cover it presents paintings at it's best. 12" x 12", shrink wrapped with stiffener. An excellent corporate or individual gift.

Art calendar images:
Teodor Axentowicz (1859-1938)
Spring and Winter (ca. 1910), Pastel on cardboard. Gift of Drs. Jan and Irene Dobrowolski.
Known for his keen interest in folklore, Teodor Axentowicz with this piece combines a symbolist aesthetic with a lush romantic interpretation of a classic theme.

Apoloniusz Kedzierski (1861-1939)
The Old Oaken Bucket (Undated), Oil on canvas. Gift in memory of “Wladzia” Alice Aszurkiewicz.
Apoloniusz Kendzierski painted mostly oils and watercolors. His favorite subjects were the landscape and countryside, especially of the Mazowsze and Polesie regions.

Olga Boznanska (1865-1940)
Woman In A Blue Dress (ca. 1918), Oil on cardboard. Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Alexander Koprowski.
A highly esteemed portraitist, Olga Boznanska brought a haunting psychological aspect to her work that distinguished it from her colleagues in Paris, Munich and Krakow.

Alexander Kotsis (1836-1877)
Polish Mountaineer (ca. 1867), Oil on canvas. Gift in memory of “Wladzia” Alice Aszurkiewicz.
Alexander Kotsis was known for his fondness for the people and landscape of the region of the Tatra Mountains which he interpreted with grace and powerful simplicity.

Julian Falat (1853-1929)
Saint Anne’s Church In Warsaw (ca. 1920), Watercolor on board. Gift of Mr. Casimir A. Silski.
A master watercolorist, Julian Falat is highly regarded for his mastery in this genre as well as for restructuring the Krakow Academy of Fine Arts which he headed from 1895-1905.

Jan Styka (1858-1925)
Kosciuszko at the Battle of Raclawice (ca. 1894), Oil on canvas. Aquired from Mr. Edward S. Witkowski.
A large oil sketck prepared to promote interest in the monumental Raclawice Panoroma that the artist Jan Styka created to commemorate Kosciuszko’s memorable victory.

Leon Wyczolkowski (1852-1936)
Poet’s Sweetheart (ca. 1901), Pastel on paper.
Here the artist Leon Wyczolkowski depicts the peasant bride of the Polish peot Lucjan Rydel. Their marriage was celebrated in Wyspianski’s symbolist play The Wedding.

Jan Matejko (1838-1893)
Gamrat and Stanczyk (ca. 1873-78), Oil on wood panel.
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph F. Lester.
Beloved as Poland’s greatest historical painter, here Jan Matejko presents a monument during the reign of King Sigismund I with Bishop Gamrat and the court jester Stanczyk.

Juliusz Kossak (1824-1899)
The Dzieduszycki Stable (ca. 1874), Watercolor on paper. Gift of Mme. Ganna Walska.
This is a magnificent example of Juliusz Kossak’s prowess as a master watercolorist and interpreter of Polish equestrian themes from the mid nineteenth century.

Wladyslaw Szerner (1836-1915)
A Reconnoitering Expedition (ca. 1870), Oil on canvas. Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Peter P. Yolles.
A Polish nobleman, Wladyslaw Szerner spent most of his artistic career outside of Poland but curiously limited his creative output to patriotic Polish themes.

Aniela Lewandowska (1886-1953)
Still Life With Blossoms (undated), Oil on canvas. Gift of Mr. George Szabad.
Lewandowska, who spent most of her creative career in Paris, reveals a palette clearly aligned with the Polish colorist tradition.

Alfred Wierusz-Kowalski (1849-1915)
On The Farm (ca. 1900), Oil on cardboard. Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Kluz.
A phototypical representative of the so-called Munich school of Polish artists, Wierusz-Kowalski painted mostly genre and hunting scenes with an equestrian focus.

Wlodziemierz Przerwa Tetmajer (1861-1923)
The Harvest (ca. 1905), Oil on canvas. Gift of Miss Mary Glowacki.

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