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Artist:     Kajetan Kosinski (Polish 1847 - 1935)
Title:     The Krakow wedding
Item ID   5430
Price:     800.00 €


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Original watercolour with village wedding procession by Cracow , the author - Kajetan Kosiński (born in 1847 in Łużany in Bukowina, died in 1935 in Lviv) - Polish painter and teacher.

Kosiński studied in the years 1866–1896 at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna, and continued his studies in Munich. From 1877, he worked as a drawing professor in Sniatyn, Drohobych, at the Real School of Realism in Stryj, and from 1893 at the First Real School of Real Life in Krakow, at the same time acting as its director.He exhibited at the Society of Friends of Fine Arts in Krakow, the Society for the Encouragement of Fine Arts and the Institute of Art Propaganda in Warsaw.

In 1907 he settled permanently in Lviv and spent the last years of his life there.

The influence of Juliusz Kossak and Alfred Wierusz-Kowalski´s paintings is visible in his works.

He painted scenes from the life of the Polish village, weddings, hunting, oil, pastel and watercolor painting.He also created religious paintings, including for the Krakow House of Missionary Priests in Stradom. The artist´s many works burned down during the fire of Stryj in 1887 .

Literature: wikipedia in Polish; Learning handwriting in high schools compared to language learning (1879)General concepts of visual arts based on their historical development for the use of students of the College of Real in Krakow, class 5 (1887)Fundamental concepts of architecture, sculpture and painting (1903)

Inscription: signed lower left.

Technique: watercolour on paper. Original period frame.

Measurements: unframed w 9 1/2" x h 7 1/8" (24 x 18 cm), , framed w 12 5/8" x h 10 1/4" (32 x 26 cm)

Condition: in good condition.

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