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Jacek Malczewski

1854 - 1929

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Jacek Malczewski (Polish: [ˈjat͡sɛk malˈt͡ʂɛfskʲi] (listen); 15 July 1854 – 8 October 1929) was a Polish symbolist painter who is one of the most revered painters of Poland, associated with the patriotic Young Poland movement following a century of Partitions. He is regarded as the father of Polish Symbolism. His creative output combined the predominant style of his times with historical motifs of Polish martyrdom, the romantic ideals of independence, Christian and Greek mythology, folk tales, as well as his love of the natural world. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jacek Malczewski has received more than 142,302 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Jacek Malczewski is the 858th most popular painter (up from 957th in 2019), the 502nd most popular biography from Poland (up from 545th in 2019) and the 9th most popular Polish Painter.

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Among painters, Jacek Malczewski ranks 858 out of 1,421Before him are Christen Købke, Jean Metzinger, Anton Graff, Władysław Strzemiński, James Gillray, and Gyula Benczúr. After him are Charles Joshua Chaplin, Francesc Ribalta, Johann Froben, Cigoli, Gim Hongdo, and Aert van der Neer.

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Among people born in 1854, Jacek Malczewski ranks 47Before him are Hertha Ayrton, Jean-Marie Guyau, Thomas R. Marshall, John Kemp Starley, Aletta Jacobs, and Sergei Shchukin. After him are Viktor Dankl von Krasnik, Sergei Korsakoff, Stefan Stambolov, Victor Babeș, Patrick Geddes, and Alois Lexa von Aehrenthal. Among people deceased in 1929, Jacek Malczewski ranks 52Before him are Hamza Hakimzade Niyazi, Mahidol Adulyadej, Sergei Nilus, Aletta Jacobs, Segundo de Chomón, and Herman Potočnik. After him are Adolf Meyer, P. J. Kennedy, André Messager, Archibald Primrose, 5th Earl of Rosebery, Henri Gervex, and Georg von der Marwitz.

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In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Jacek Malczewski ranks 502 out of 1,454Before him are Benzion Netanyahu (1910), Symon Budny (1530), Myer Prinstein (1878), Stefan Żeromski (1864), Elisabeth Hevelius (1647), and Gerhard Klopfer (1905). After him are Richard Thomalla (1903), Myechyslaw Hryb (1938), Walther von Lüttwitz (1859), Count Kasimir Felix Badeni (1846), Bogislaw X, Duke of Pomerania (1454), and Józef Ignacy Kraszewski (1812).

Among PAINTERS In Poland

Among painters born in Poland, Jacek Malczewski ranks 9Before him are Jan Matejko (1838), Aleksandra Ekster (1882), Moïse Kisling (1891), Hans Bellmer (1902), Otto Mueller (1874), and Tadeusz Kantor (1915). After him are Józef Brandt (1841), Olga Boznańska (1865), Daniel Chodowiecki (1726), Stanisław Szukalski (1893), Otto Freundlich (1878), and Louis Marcoussis (1878).