- Wojciech Adalbert Kossak (Polish, 1857-1942)
19 ½” x 27 ¼” Cuirassier on horseback with young girl. Oil on paper board, signed lower left, framed in gilded and gessoed wood frame, overall 26 ½” x 24 ½”.
A Polish painter known for historical scenes, often with horses, Wojciech Kossak was born in Paris, and was a member of a family of four generations of notable painters whose surname was Kossak. His father was historical painter, Juliusz Kossak (1824-1899); he was the identical twin brother of freedom fighter Tadeusz Kossak (1857-1935), and the father of painter Jerzy Kossak (1886-1955).
Condition: Overall good, surface soiling, areas of minimal paint consistent with the artist’s process, evenly fluorescent under UV light. Fissures and losses to frame – large fissure to lower right corner, loss to gesso at lower left corner.
Estimate $3,000/6,000. Aspire. 09/07/17 (175192)
Dla porównania-praca Wojciecha o wartości muzealnej
Ranny kirasjer i dziewczyna.
1908. Olej na płótnie. 95 x 136 cm.
Muzeum Sztuki, Łódź.