Wojciech Kossak (1857 – 1942)

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  1. Wojciech Adalbert Kossak (Polish, 1857 – 1942)

15 ¾” x 11 ¾”

Soldiers in a village, 1922. Oil on board, signed and dated lower right corner, in gold leaf frame, overall 23 ⅝” x 19 ¼”. 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: Very good. Even under UV light.

Estimate $2,000/4,000. Aspire. 09/07/17 (173481)

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