Stanislaw Zukowski

Born: 1875, Jedrychowice (Grodno Province)
Died: 1944, Pruszkow (near Warsaw)

Polish painter, teacher. Son of Julian Zukowski, a Polish aristocrat stripped of his lands and titles for taking part in the January Uprising (1863). Studied under Isaac Levitan and Abram Arkhipov at the Moscow School of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture (1892–1901). Member of the Society of Travelling Art Exhibitions (from 1903) and the Union of Russian Artists (1907). Academician of painting (1907). Taught at his own studio in Moscow (1906–17). Emigrated to Warsaw (1923), where he founded a school of painting. Resisted the attempts of Isaac Brodsky to persuade him to return to the Soviet Union (1930s). Arrested by the Nazis following the Warsaw Uprising and died in a prisoner transit camp at Pruszkow (1944). Contributed to exhibitions (from 1893). Contributed to the exhibitions of the Moscow Society of Lovers of the Arts (1893–1901, 1903), Moscow Fellowship of Artists (1895–98), Society of Travelling Art Exhibitions (1896–1917), Society for the Encouragement of the Arts in Warsaw (1898–1939), World of Art (1902, 1903), Union of Russian Artists (1904–23), Leonardo da Vinci Society (1906), Vladimir Izdebsky Salon (1909–10), Free Creativity (1915, 1918), international exhibitions in Munich (1909, gold medal; 1913), Venice (1910) and Rome (1911) and the exhibitions of Russian art in Berlin (1922), New York (1924) and Copenhagen (1927).

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