Grabowski, Andrzej

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Name
Grabowski, Andrzej Gender: M
born on 19 November 1833 at 08:00 (= 08:00 AM )
Place Kraków, Poland, 50n03, 19e58
Timezone LMT m19e58 (is local mean time)
Data source
Bio/autobiography
Rodden Rating B
Collector: PTA
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 26°45' s_mo.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 26°14 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 03°08'



Andrzej Grabowski

Biography

Polish painter.

He studied in the years 1849-1855 at the School of Fine Arts in Cracow under Wojciech Stattlera and Wladyslaw Luszczkiewicz . In college, he became friends with Arthur Grottger . From 1860 he studied at the academy in Vienna with Carl Wurzinger, then in Paris and in the Academy of Munich . In 1866 he settled in Lviv. In 1877 the efforts of Jan Matejko was a professor of the Krakow Academy of Fine Arts .

He painted historical portraits of the aristocracy and his contemporaries. His oil portraits, some are full of expression and good characteristics. The most important of them are in museums: in Lviv (portrait of Dr. Smolka), in Krakow (self-portrait and 2 in.) In rapperswylskich collections (portrait brothers Kozakiewiczów et al.). Also known is the portrait of Prince Adam Stefan Sapieha . He portrayed also Kornel Ujejski , Stanislaw Tarnowski and Antoni Kurzawa .

His younger brother Wojciech Grabowski was also a painter.

He died 2 September 1886.

Link to Wikipedia biography (Polish)

Source Notes

PTA quotes the biography " Andrzej Grabowski, 1833-1886: his life and work ," p. 9. by Marian Minich.

reported by Mirosław Czylek .

Categories

  • Vocation : Art : Fine art artist