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MATEJKO, Jan (1838 - 1893), Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman, illustrator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MATEJKO, Jan (1838 - 1893), Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman, illustrator

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Polish, 19th century, male.

Born 28 July 1838, in Cracow; died 1 November 1893, in Cracow.

Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman, illustrator. Religious subjects, portraits.

Matejko studied at the Cracow school of fine arts from 1852 to 1858, the Munich academy from 1858 to 1859 and the Vienna academy from 1859 to 1860. He settled in Cracow in 1860. His fame is partly due to

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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