Boleslaw SZANKOWSKI (Polish, 1873-1953) ✿

Boleslaw Szańkowski (1873-1953) was a Polish portrait painter. He  studied painting at the Krakow Matejko School of Fine Arts between 1890 - 1893 and from 1894 at the Munich Academy. Then he moved to Paris, stayed there for 13 years, studied at the Académie Julian and Colarrosi. In 1900 he received the medal at the Paris salon with a portrait of a man in an officer's uniform, the hussar.
He received numerous commissions for portraits, even in the UK for some time he worked as a portraitist. In 1912 he settled in Monaco, where he often travels to France, Belgium, England and Scotland, the United States. An esteemed portrait painter, he painted many portraits of representative people of the European aristocracy and ruling families, including Ignacy Paderewski, Princess Daisy of Pless, Radziwill, Potocki, the royal family of Berlin and the royal family in Romania.
Happy to paint idealized portraits of beautiful and fine women, and, more intimate, charming portraits of children, they often portray their daughters, Ada and Helena. He has participated in numerous exhibitions in Germany and Austria, and often sent pictures from the national exhibition in 1928 and in 1939 he had solo exhibitions in important Zachęta.

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