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Michalowski, Piotr

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B00122258
Michalowski, Piotr

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Polish, 19th century, male.

Born 2 July 1800 or or, in Cracow; died 9 June 1855, in Krzyztoporzyce.

Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman. Military subjects, portraits, animals.

Piotr Michalowski was descended from a noble family in the Cracow area, and received a thorough classical education. He studied science at the Universities of Cracow and Göttingen, and also took private lessons in drawing and painting, initially from the Cracow painters Stachowitz and Brodowski. During his time in Göttingen, between ...

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Subjects: Painting ; 19th-Century Art

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