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RYCERSKI, Aleksander (1825 - 1866), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
RYCERSKI, Aleksander (1825 - 1866), Painter

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Polish, 19th century, male.

Born 15 November 1825, in Speranda, near Sandomierz; died 30 November 1866, in Paris.


Aleksander Rycerski studied at the art academy in Warsaw, and was forced to leave Poland for political reasons in 1863. He was influenced by Delaroche. The Mielzynski museum in Poznan owns one of his works, entitled Old Woman with a Book, and the National Museum in Warsaw

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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