Rafał Malczewski

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The painting ‘Noon’ (Południe) by the Polish artist Rafal Malczewski. This work was painted in around 1926.

Here is a small sample of some earlier art created by the Polish painter Rafał Malczewski, son of the probably more famous Jacek Malczewski.

Rafał Malczewski

The painting ‘Autumn / Fall in Podhale’ by the Polish artist Rafał Malczewski, c.1926.

Rafał Malczewski was born in Kraków, Poland, in 1892. He lived for many years in Zakopane and was closely associated with other artists like Stanislaw Ignacy Witkiewicz and Karol Szymanowski. He was a prolific artist mostly working in the school of ‘naive realism’. At the start of the Second World War he emmigrated first to France and then to Canada where he continued to paint. He died in 1965 in Montreal, Canada.

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An oil painting of a motor car near Zakopane in the Tatra Mountains of Poland by Rafal Malczewski, c.1935.

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