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Czapski Josef

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Józef Czapski (April 3, 1896 — January 12, 1993)

He was a Polish artist, author, and critic, as well as an officer of the Polish Army. As a painter, he is notable for his membership in the Kapist movement, which was heavily influenced by Cézanne. Following the Polish Defensive War, he was made a prisoner of war by the Soviets and was among the very few officers to survive the Katyn massacre of 1940. Following the Sikorski-Mayski Agreement, he was an official envoy of the Polish government searching for the missing Polish officers in Russia. After World War II, he remained in exile in the Paris suburb ofMaisons-Laffitte, where he was among the founders of Kultura monthly, one of the most influential Polish cultural journals of the 20th century.

Auction value paintings Józef Czapski 

"Cruche grise et Linge rouge". 1987. Oil on canvas -  73x60 cm - $7,300

 

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