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SZYK, Arthur (1894 - 1951), Painter, draughtsman, illustrator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
SZYK, Arthur (1894 - 1951), Painter, draughtsman, illustrator

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Polish, 20th century, male.

Active in the USA from 1941.

Born 1894, in Lódz; died 13 September 1951, in New Canaan, Connecticut.

Painter (gouache), draughtsman, illustrator. Religious subjects, genre scenes.

[not available online]Arthur Szyk trained in Cracow and from about 1910-1914 at the École des Beaux-Arts, Paris. He left Paris when war broke out and enrolled in the Russian army. In 1919-1920, during Poland's war

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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