Dying aged just 30, Wróblewski’s ten-year career saw the artist make an impact that resonates to this day.
The staggering amount is one of the highest prices ever fetched at an art auction in Poland.
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The acquisitions from a private French seller of The Inn at Saint Michael's by Pieter Brueghel the Younger, and Still Life by Willem Claesz Heda are set to take the castle’s already impressive collection of Dutch paintings to a new level.
The National Museum in Warsaw has unveiled to the public for the first time a collection of works by renowned artist Marc Chagall.
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.
Entitled ‘Two Married Women’, the painting by Andrzej Wróblewski which was sold at Warsaw-based art auction house DESA Unicum, is both the most expensive painting ever sold in Poland and the most expensive overall artwork ever sold on the Polish market.
Entitled ‘Postać’ (Figure), the 89x89cm oil on board went for 1.6 million PLN at the Warsaw auction. After the buyer’s premium was added by the auction house the value went to 1.92 million PLN.
Using 158,000 pieces of the coloured building bricks, 21 ‘LEGO Ambassadors’ from across Poland spent over 400 hours painstakingly recreating the masterpieces on a 1:1 scale which include Jan Matejko’s iconic Stańczyk.
Starting in 2015, Ireneusz Rolewski’s stunning end result is a painting that is 13 cm higher than Matejko's original, giving it massive dimensions of 440 cm high by 987 cm wide.