Władysław Czachórski

Artist, Visual Artist

1850 – 1911

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Who was Władysław Czachórski?

Władysław Czachórski was a Polish artist.

In 1866 Czachorski attended the Warsaw Drawing School and had Rafał Hadziewicz as a peer. He then spent one year at the Dresden Academy, and from there went to the Munich Academy others who studied there at the same time included: Hermann Anschütz, Karl von Piloty, and Alexander Wagner. He received Magna Cum Laude from Munich, and proceeded to travel to France, Italy and Poland after his graduation. He held membership of the Berlin Academy and was also organizer and judge of international exhibitions, even though he had his home in Munich. He was awarded the Bavarian Order of Saint Michael in 1893. In addition, he had many art exhibitions in Poland, taking place in Kraków, Warsaw and Łódź. He also exhibited in Lemberg, the capitol of Austrian Galicia. After his death in 1911, a posthumous exhibition was held at the Warsaw "Zachęta" Society of Fine Arts.

Some of Czachorski's noted works were: still lifes, painted portraits, and Shakespearean scenes. Of these, Juliet's Funeral, Hamlet, and, most notably, Hamlet Receiving the Players, were widely recognized as his greatest works.

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