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Ciurlionis, Mikalojus Konstantinas

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B00180506
Ciurlionis, Mikalojus Konstantinas

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Lithuanian, 20th century, male.

Born 10 September 1875, in Varena, Lithuania (then in Russia); died 28 March 1911, near Warsaw.

Painter, pastellist. Landscapes.

Symbolism.

The elder son of an organist who lived in Varena, southern Lithuania, Mikalojus Konstantinas Ciurlionis learnt music first at home and later took lessons at Prince Michal Oginski's school nearby. In ...

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

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