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LEWITSKA, Sonia (1882 - 1914), Painter, watercolourist, engraver, illustrator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LEWITSKA, Sonia (1882 - 1914), Painter, watercolourist, engraver, illustrator

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Polish, 20th century, female.

Born 9 March 1882, in Czestochowa; died after 1914.

Painter, watercolourist, engraver, illustrator. Portraits, landscapes.

Sonia Lewitska engaged in a refined art without losing what a poet called 'the gift of childhood'. Independent, she eschewed all art theory and only investigated the best means of translating her own interior vision into art. Often inspired by Slavic folklore, she painted mainly

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