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KANIEWSKI, Xaver Jan (1809 - 1867), Painter, lithographer

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
KANIEWSKI, Xaver Jan (1809 - 1867), Painter, lithographer

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Polish, 19th century, male.

Born 1809, in Krasilow; died 1867 or 1870, in Warsaw.

Painter, lithographer.

Xaver Kaniewski studied in Warsaw and St Petersburg, where he became a member of the academy. He then moved to Rome for a time. He painted a number of portraits of the Russian imperial family. In 1846, he settled in Warsaw, where he taught at the academy of fine arts

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