Zdzisław Beksiński was a Polish painter, photographer and sculptor, specializing in the field of utopian art. Beksiński did his paintings and drawings in what he called either a 'Baroque' or a 'Gothic' manner.
Zdzislaw Beksinski's wife died of an illness and his son Tomasz committed suicide. Later that year his caretaker stabbed him to death, 17 wounds in total, because Beksinski wouldn't lend him the equivalent of 100 dollars.
Self-Portrait, 1895 - Kazimierz Pochwalski (1855-1940) - painter, known primarily as a portraitist, considered a master of portrait sample. Besides, practiced religious genre painting, left numerous sketches landscapes, flowers still lifes. In the years 1871-79 he studied at the Krakow School of Fine Arts at the Jan Matejko, then studied abroad at University of Munich (1877-88) by Alexander Maximilian Seitz, then Vienna Paris. In the years (1885-93) lived in Krakow.
Title: Jews in CracowCreator(s): Taylor, Bayard, 1825-1878, artistDate Created/Published: [between 1856 and 1863]Medium: 1 drawing : ink brush and watercolor.Summary: Drawing shows two elderly Jewish men in the Polish city of Cracow. They are dressed in long robes or coats, have long hair and beards, wear round hats and lean against canes. Bayard Taylor may have traveled through Poland in 1856 and 1857 after the death of his first wife or when he served in the Russian legation in 1862 and…