Bogdan Kleczyński (1851 – 1916)


Lot 60. Kleczynski, Bohdan von (Dubno 1851 – Krakau 1920)
Ready for Departure
1883, oil/wood, 49,5 x 75 cm, lo. le. by another hand inscribed A. Wierusz-Kowalski, some rest. – Expertise: Eliza Ptaszynska, Olecko, kindly confirmed the authenticity. A woodcut after the painting by Kleczynski, made by A. Wierusz-Kowalski, was published in the Polish magazine ‘Tygodnik Powszechny’ in 1885. – Literature: Tygodnik Powszechny, no. 52, 27th december 1885, title page. – Provenance: Old Hamburg private collection. – Ukrainian-Polish painter. K. began studying in Warsaw u. W. Gerson. After a short sojourn in Florence he continued his studies at the Munich academy under A. Wagner since 1883. In 1888 he returned to Poland. He exhibited at the Munich Glaspalast as well as in Warsow a. Kraków. Mus.: Rapperswil. Lit.: Thieme-Becker.

Estimate 3,500-4,500 euro. Stahl. 11/26/16

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