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Encyclopedia > Wojciech Kossak
Piłsudski on Horseback by Wojciech Kossak, 1928.[1] This painting that hangs in the National Museum, Warsaw, remains one of the most popular artistic portrayals of Piłsudski.

Wojciech Kossak (Paris, France, December 31, 1857July 29, 1942, Kraków, Poland) was a Polish painter and member of the celebrated Kossak family of painters and writers. He was the son of painter Juliusz Kossak and father of painter Jerzy Kossak. Image File history File links Size of this preview: 493 × 599 pixelsFull resolution‎ (750 × 911 pixels, file size: 98 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Fair use rationale: to illustrate the subjects and works of the famous painter File historyClick on a date/time to view the file as it appeared... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 493 × 599 pixelsFull resolution‎ (750 × 911 pixels, file size: 98 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Fair use rationale: to illustrate the subjects and works of the famous painter File historyClick on a date/time to view the file as it appeared... // The National Museum, Warsaw, in Poland, was established May 20, 1862, as the Museum of Fine Arts, Warsaw, and in 1916 renamed National Museum, Warsaw (with the inclusion of collections from museums and cultural institutions such as the Society of Care for Relics of the Past, the Museum of Antiquity... This article is about the capital of France. ... is the 365th day of the year (366th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1857 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... is the 210th day of the year (211th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1942 (MCMXLII) was a common year starting on Thursday (the link will display the full 1942 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... For other uses, see Krakow (disambiguation) and Cracow (disambiguation). ... Painting by Rembrandt self-portrait Detail from Las Meninas by Diego Velazquez, in which the painter portrayed himself at work For the computer graphics program, see Corel Painter. ... Juliusz Kossak. ... Jerzy Kossak (1886-1955) was a Polish painter. ...


Wojciech Kossak's work was very different in subject matter and style from Jan Matejko's; Kossak belonged to a later generation of artists. Like Matejko, however, he is known for paintings depicting the history of Polish arms and notable battles of Central and Eastern Europe. Among his most famous paintings is The Racławice Panorama. Jan Matejko , self-portrait. ... Polish Army (Polish Wojsko Polskie) is the name applied to the military forces of Poland. ... Central Europe is the region lying between the variously and vaguely defined areas of Eastern and Western Europe. ... Eastern Europe is a concept that lacks one precise definition. ... The building of Panorama RacÅ‚awicka The RacÅ‚awice Panorama (Polish: Panorama RacÅ‚awicka) is a large (Size: 15 × 120 metres) panorama painting which shows the Battle of RacÅ‚awice during the KoÅ›ciuszko Uprising. ...


See also

  • Juliusz Kossak (Wojciech's painter father, 1824–99).
  • Jerzy Kossak (Wojciech's painter son, 1886–1955)
  • Zofia Kossak-Szczucka (novelist daughter of Wojciech's twin brother, Tadeusz Kossak; 1889–1968).
  • Maria Pawlikowska-Jasnorzewska (Wojciech's poet daughter, 1891–1945).
  • Magdalena Samozwaniec (Wojciech's writer daughter, 1894–1972).
  • Kossak
  • List of Poles

Juliusz Kossak. ... Jerzy Kossak (1886-1955) was a Polish painter. ... Zofia Kossak-Szczucka (1890 - 1968), Polish author and resistance fighter, is best known for her wartime efforts to help the Polish Jews. ... Maria Pawlikowska-Jasnorzewska by Stanisław Ignacy Witkiewicz (Witkacy), 1924 Maria Pawlikowska-Jasnorzewska, née Kossak, (November 24, 1891, Kraków, Poland - July 9, 1945, Manchester, England) is known as the Polish Sappho and queen of lyrical poetry of Polands interwar period. ... Magdalena Samozwaniec (born 1894 as Magdalena Kossak, died 1972) was a popular writer and a daughter of the great Polish painter Wojciech Kossak. ... Kossak is a surname of several people: Jerzy Kossak, a Polish painter Juliusz Kossak, a Polish painter Wojciech Kossak, a Polish painter Zofia Kossak-Szczucka, Polish author and resistance fighter during the Second World War Categories: Disambiguation ... Note: Names that cannot be confirmed in Wikipedia database nor through given sources are subject to removal. ...

Notes

  1. ^ "Pilsudski on Horseback". Gallery of Polish Painting Masterpieces. Retrieved on 2008-01-25.

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External links

  • Kossak's gallery at malarze.com

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Wojciech Kossak - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (113 words)
Wojciech Kossak (Paris, France, December 31, 1857 – July 29, 1942, Kraków, Poland) was a Polish painter and member of the celebrated Kossak family of painters and writers.
Wojciech Kossak's work was very different in subject matter and style from Jan Matejko's; Kossak belonged to a later generation of artists.
Like Matejko, however, he is known for paintings depicting the history of Polish arms and notable battles of Central and Eastern Europe.
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