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Here are three works of art by the Polish artist Feliks Michal Wygrzywalski.

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Feliks Michał Wygrzywalski was born in Przemysl in 1875 and spent much of his working life in Lwow. He died in Rzeszów in 1944.

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He is probably best known for his paintings of oriental and coastal scenes. His son, Felix Kazimierz Wygrzywalski was also an artist who painted in a similar style.

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More about Polish artists.

Stanislaw Raczynski

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A woodcut of the spires of the Cathedral in Krakow by Stanislaw Raczynski.

Stanislaw Raczynski (1903–1982) was a Polish artist who studied at the Academy of Fine Arts. He is probably best known for his architectural and figural woodcuts of which these are fairly typical examples.

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Related: Woodcuts and water colours by the artist Wladislaw Skoczylas.

Henryk Siemiradzki

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Detail from the superb ‘Christ and Sinner’ oil painting by the Polish artist Henryk Siemiradzki.

Three rather fine paintings by the Polish artist, Henryk Siemiradzki.

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A painting by Henryk Siemiradzki of a Noc Kupały / Kupala Night / St. John’s Eve celebration.

Henryk Siemiradzki (1843 – 1902) was a Polish 19th-century painter probably best known for his scene from antiquity. He also painted pastoral scenes, biblical and historical scenes, landscapes, and portraits.

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The 1884 painting ‘With comfort and support’ by Henryk Siemiradzki.

Related art page on Polish Poland: a list of great Polish artists (painters).

Wladislaw Skoczylas

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The woodcut and water colour ‘Lowy’ featuring a Polish hunting scene by Wladislaw Skoczylas.

Wladislaw Skoczylas (1883 – 1934) was a Polish artist probably best known for his water colour paintings and woodcuts. Here are a couple examples of his inter-war period art.


The water color painting ‘A Procession of Bandits. by Wladislaw Skoczylas.

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A 1919 woodcut and water colour work by Polish artist Wladislaw Skoczylas.

Jozef Chelmonski

Three examples of paintings by the 19th century Polish artist Josef Chelmonski.

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Chelmonski painting of cranes

Józef Marian Chełmoński was born in the village of Boczki, near Lowicz, Poland in 1849. Chelmonski is a Polish artist in the realist school art and his work is often referred to as Polish Patriotic Painting. He produced dozens of beautiful paintings and illustrations during his life but his most famous works are probably: Indian Summer, Partridges on the snow, Czwórka (Four), The storks, and Before a thunderstorm. He died in 1914 in Kuklowka, Minsk Mazowieckia.

Related page on Polish Poland: a list of great Polish artists (painters).

Jacek Malczewski

Three of our favourite paintings by the simply wonderful Polish artist, Jacek Malczewski.

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The painting ‘Vicious Circle’ by the great Polish painter, Jacek Malczewski.

Jacek Malczewski (1854 – 1929) is one of the most loved and repected of all painters of Poland. He is regarded by most as the father of Polish Symbolism and is closely associated with the patriotic Young Poland movement, which followed the century of Partitions.

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The painting ‘Polish Hamlet’ by Jacek Malczewski.

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‘The Temptation of Fortune’ painting by Polish artist Jacek Malczewski.

Related pages on Polish Poland:
- Information on and examples of paintings by Jacek Malczewski’s son, Rafał Malczewski.
- a list of great Polish artists (painters).

Stanislaw Wyspianski

Three examples of paintings by the Polish artist, Stanislaw Wyspianski.

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The painting ‘Portrait of Irena Solska’ by Stanislaw Wyspianski. Painted in 1904.

Stanisław Wyspiański (1869 – 1907) was a Polish playwright, painter and poet, as well as interior and furniture designer.

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The painting ‘Sleeping Stas’. Painted in 1904 by the Polish artist Stanislaw Wyspianski.

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The painting ‘Motherhood’ by Stanislaw Wyspianski. Painted in 1902.

Related page on Polish Poland: a list of great Polish artists (painters).

Polish Artists

A fabulous example of 19th century Polish painting.

This is our index page with links to our pages containing information about and examples of work by a range of Polish artists, mostly painters. There should be something to suit every possible artistic taste here.

Tadeusz Ajdukiewicz (1852–1916)
Zygmunt Ajdukiewicz (1861–1917)
Kazimierz Alchimowicz (1840–1916)
Teodor Axentowicz (1859–1938)
Ladislaus Bakalowicz (1833–1903)
Zdzislaw Beksinski (1929 – 2005)
Olga Boznanska (1865–1940)
Jozef Brandt (1841–1915)
Jozef Chelmonski (1849–1905)
Jerzy Duda-Gracz (1941 – 2004)
Henryk Gotlib (1890–1966)
Stanislawa Karlowska (1876–1952)
Juliusz Kossak (1824–1899)
Alexander Kucharsky (1741–1819)
Wladyslaw Luszczkiewicz (1828–1900)
Jacek Malczewski (1854–1929)
Rafał Malczewski (1892-1965)
Jan Matejko (1838–1893)
Jozef Mehoffer (1869-1946)
Bruno Schulz (1892–1942)
Henryk Siemiradzki (1843 – 1902)
Wladislaw Skoczylas (1883 – 1934)
Aleksander Sochaczewski (1843—1923)
Franciszek Streitt (1839—1890)
Wlodzimierz Tetmajer (1861-1923)
Stanislaw Witkiewicz (1851–1915)
Stanislaw Ignacy Witkiewicz (Witkacy) (1885–1939)
Kazimierz Wojniakowski (1771–1812)
Stanisław Wyspiański (1869–1907)

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Polish artist Ajdukiewicz

Related: Polish Poster Art.