Wojciech Adalbert Kossak
(1857 - 1942)
Wojciech Adalbert Kossak was active/lived in Poland, France. Wojciech Kossak is known for historical battle scene painting, horses, portraits.
Biography Wojciech Adalbert Kossak
A Polish painter known for historical scenes, often with horses, Wojciech Kossak was born in Paris, and was a member of a family of four generations of notable painters whose surname was Kossak. His father was historical painter, Juliusz Kossak (1824-1899); he was the identical twin brother of freedom fighter Tadeusz Kossak (1857-1935), and the father of painter Jerzy Kossak (1886-1955).
Wojciech Kossak was much influenced by his father with whom he studied drawing. In 1871 Wojciech attended the School of Fine Arts in Krakow, where his teacher was Wladyslaw Luszczkiewicz (1828-1900). Four years later, he enrolled in the Munich Academy of Fine Arts* and was a student of Alexander Wagner (1839-1919), Alexander
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