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AXENTOWICZ, Theodor (1859 - 1938), Painter, pastellist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
AXENTOWICZ, Theodor (1859 - 1938), Painter, pastellist

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Polish, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 13 May 1859, in Brassó (now Brasov, Romania); died 1938.

Painter, pastellist. History painting, portraits. Designs for stained glass.

Theodor Axentowicz studied in Lemberg (now Lviv, Ukraine), then went to Paris and worked in the studio of Carolus-Duran. He also spent time in England. He studied by copying old masters like Correggio, Titian and Velázquez. In his youth,

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