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Wisnicz Nowy 1824-10-29/1824-12-15
29 October 1824 according to Milewska 2005; 15 December 1824 according to Thieme/Becker 1927: 29 October is Old (Julian) Style, 15 December New (gregorian Style
Deceased
Kraków 1899-02-03/1899-03-02
3 February1899 according to Thieme/Becker 1927 and Milewska 2005; according to AKLONLINE 3 February or 2 March 1899 (see for dates Old and New Style under birthday)
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  • Galicië (hist. landstreek) 1843 - 1847
    was introduced by Kazimierz Dzieduszyki with the landed gentry in Eastern Galicia and painted many horse portraits and hunting companies
  • Lemberg 1848 - 1850
    member of the National Guard, painted soldier scenes
  • Sint-Petersburg (Rusland) 1851
    Together with Konstanty Branicki, saw important Western European paintings at court
  • Wenen 1852
    with Ferdinand Waldmüller, until the autumn of 1852
  • Warschau 1852 - 1855
    since the fall of 1852, he worked as an illustrator and retoucher of photos for magazines
  • Parijs 1855 - 1861
    visited the Horace Vernet studio, copied paintings by Théodore Géricault, Salomon van Ruysdael, Paul Rubens, Constant Troyon in the Louvre
  • Warschau 1862 - 1869
    art director of a magazine, made designs for military uniforms
  • München 1869
    stayed with Franz Adam for nine months
  • Krakau 1869 - 1899
    from the fall of 1869 he lives in Cracow. In 1879 Kossak is co-founder of the Muzeum Narodowe in Cracow and then a member of the board. In 1880 he became president of the Artistic-Literary Association in Cracow (observations on places of activity taken from Milewska 2005)
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genre, history (as a genre), hunting scene, literature (genre), military genre, animal painting (genre), portrait, caricature
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Maakte kopie naar het schilderij van Rembrandt, " de Poolse ruiter ".
Vader van Wojciech Kossak
Entered on: 1992-01-11; Modification on: 2019-01-28

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