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ISBN 10: 8387730181 / ISBN 13: 9788387730185
Published by Bosz Art, Crakow, Poland, 2000
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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Copy and dj have very slight pressure on the very tips of lower corners, else very fine. Beautiful copy, first edition. Text is in English and Polish. Nikifor proves a master in the spatial arranment of colors, and this volume presents a large series of paintins from his travels, many featuring railway stations, the Russnisak hills, and many other sights along his journeys. Paintings range from the 1930s to the late 1960s. Numerous full page color plates fill this beautiful volume. 142pp. Desirable!. Bookseller Inventory # 002591

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Title: Nikifor

Publisher: Bosz Art, Crakow, Poland

Publication Date: 2000

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Edition: First Edition

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Nikifor Krynicki (1895-1968) was a homeless painter of "na´ve" pictures. The son of beggars, he was an illiterate and self-taught painter, who first began painting on waste paper and empty cigarette packets at the age of twenty. His first exhibition was organised in 1947 in Warsaw, and, by the 1960s, his work was world famous. This volume compiles works from his different periods, from his early paintings to his last works, when he was a famous Polish painter who had risen from extreme poverty.

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