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Zaleski, Marcin

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI:
Zaleski, Marcin

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Polish, 19th century, male.

Born 1796, in Cracow; died 16 September 1877, in Warsaw.

Painter. Architectural views.

Marcin Zalaski studied art in Paris. He painted interiors and street scenes from Warsaw and towards the middle of the 19th century he decorated and restored several churches; he also taught at the Warsaw academy. Accused of conspiracy against the Russian government, he was condemned to hard labour in the Siberian mines. He occupies an important place in the world of Polish art....

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Subjects: Painting ; Architecture ; 19th-Century Art

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