The Empty Frames campaign that aims to remind people about Polish works of art and culture stolen during World War II by both the German and Soviet occupiers, will see, among other things, special plaques providing information about Polish war losses in culture placed in 12 cities across Poland.
Leon Wyczółkowski's pastel, titled "Rural girl in a yellow scarf" from 1900, was recovered after being spotted at an online auction by staff at Poland’s culture ministry.
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The works of art which went missing from the Municipal Museum in Bydgoszcz during and shortly after World War II included paintings and graphic works from Leon Wyczółkowski, one of the leading representatives of realistic painting of the Young Poland period.