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Wiktor Korecki

by on February 17, 2016

Wiktor Korecki, deceased Ukrainian and Polish landscape artist (1890 – 1980).

Wiktor Korecki, A Ukrainian and Polish artist, was born in Kamyanets-Podilsky, now the Khmelnytsky region, in 1890.  He attended high school in Kiev.  Wiktor studied at the School of Drawing under the guidance of M.Murashko.  In 1921 he moved to Warsaw where he established his own painting studio.  During the Warsaw Uprising, in 1944, his studio was burned down. During the Second Republic Wiktor took part in  exhibitions for the Society for the Encouragement of Fine Arts in Warsaw. During the Second World War he was sent to the labor camp in Pruszkow followed by forced labor camp in Leipzig. He returned to Warsaw in 1946. When the war was over he settled in Komorow and then moved to Milanowek.  He was best known for his Winter landscapes.  Most of his paintings are in Polish, Ukrainian and Russian art collections.  Wiktor Korecki died in Komorow in 1980.


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