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Pawliszak, Waclaw or Vaclav or Venceslas

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B00137378
Pawliszak, Waclaw or Vaclav or Venceslas

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Polish, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 23 May 1866, in Warsaw; died 19 January 1905, in Warsaw.

Painter. History painting, genre scenes.

Waclaw Pawliszak was a student of Carolus Duran in Paris. He was influenced by Eugène Fromentin and Josef von Brandt, and subsequently by the Impressionists. He painted scenes from Polish history of the 17th and 18th centuries, as well as some very fine studies of Cossacks. Pawliszak showed at the Salon de Paris and received awards at the Paris Expositions Universelles: a bronze medal (...

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Subjects: Painting ; 20th-Century Art ; 19th-Century Art

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