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 Tade (Thadeus) Styka  (1889 - 1954)

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Lived/Active: New York / Poland      Known for: portrait-notables

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BIOGRAPHY for Tade Styka
1889 (Poland)
1954 (New York City)

New York / Poland

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A painter of 20th-century notables, Tade Styka was born in Poland and studied art with his father, Jan Styka (1858-1925). Among his portrait subjects are Maurice Maeterlinck, Caruso, Chaliapin, Tito Ruffo, Sarah Delano Roosevelt, Professor Zielinski, Queen Marie-Jose, Ignacy Paderewski, and Pola Negri just to mention a few.

In recognition of his painting, Tade Styka won the Medal of the Legion of Honor, the highest award of the French Government.

The artist died in New York City on September 11, 1954, and is buried beside his father, Jan Styka, at the Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery, in Glendale, Los Angeles in the Immortals' Quarter.

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Biography from Agra Art S.A.:
Tade (Thadeus) Styka (1889 - 1954)
Tadeusz Styka – Polish painter. First teacher, his father, Jan Styka, proud of son’s talent, was dispatching his pictures for exhibitions since 1900. Tadeusz studied in Paris. He realized sketches for „Battle of Grunwald” panorama (not executed) together with his father. Since 1929 he lived in USA. He painted genre scenes, animals, nudes, but above all he painted portraits of famous people („Portrait of Pola Negri”, Portrait of I.J.Paderewski” – both in National Museum in Warsaw). He also painted symbolic and religious scenes, frequently together with his younger brother Adam.

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