The painting was held in the collections of the National Museum in Warsaw before the outbreak of the war. It will now be kept in strict quarantine for a week before undergoing conservation and taking its place in the gallery among other paintings by Malczewski.
The building at 126 Chmielna Street is not only a rare reminder of what central Warsaw looked like before the war, but also bears the scars of the city’s 20th century history.
Born in Warsaw in 1912, the life of Kazimierz Leski who went on to head up the counter-espionage activities of the ultra secretive Musketeers resistance group, is still relatively unknown.
Taking to Twitter, the PM said that Poland’s plan to protect with economy will help bridge the gap with the richest countries, as Warsaw Uprising hero Wlodzimierz Wisniewski is seen praising people’s solidarity in dealing with coronavirus.
As world marks International Monuments Day, TFN looks at some of Poland’s finest.
On the anniversary of resistance hero Kazimierz Moczarski being incarcerated with Jurgen Stroop, the man who hunted down and quashed the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, TFN’s Alex Webber looks back at the incredible story of their shared confinement and the book that emerged exploring what “led certain Germans to become genocidal killers.”
We go on the trail of a number of important Uprising documents found in a Warsaw rubbish skip…
Dr Tadeusz Krawczak from the Central Archives of Modern Records, where the documents and books are being kept, said that the materials are of huge historical value.
Patrick goes behind the scenes at the Warsaw Uprising Museum to find out more about the work of a small team of experts to recover secret Uprising stories.Share and watch other Heart of Poland history episodes on The First News
Bloodstains splattered across the stairwell of an old Warsaw apartment block could belong to insurgents fighting against Hitler’s forces during the Warsaw Uprising.