KF's Washington DC Center - Art Gallery

Since its incorporation in 1988, The American Center of Polish Culture has  become the beneficiary of numerous paintings, furnishings and other objects d' art donated by domestic and international donors. A presentation below features the leading oil, watercolor and engravings acquisitions, which are displayed on the walls of our DC office for the enjoyment of visitors.

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Into Glory

Artist: Lubomir Tomaszewski
A sculpture crafted of metal, wood and driftwood
Donated by Mr. Robert Suleski in April 2007

 

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17th Century Knighthood Prepare to Battle

Artist: Jozef Brandt (1841-1915)
Watercolor
9 1/2 x 14 1/2 inches
Circa 1861
Acquired from the estate of Mrs. Irene Nurkiewicz, Basking Ridge, NJ

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Soldiers on Horseback in the Mountains

Artist: Juliusz Kossak (1824-1899)
Watercolor
9 x 13 inches
Acquired from the estate of Mrs. Irene Nurkiewicz, Basking Ridge, NJ

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Palomino,

Artist: Adam Styka (1890 - 1959)
Oil on canvas
31 1/2 x 38 1/2 inches
Acquired from the estate of Mrs. Irene Nurkiewicz, Basking Ridge, NJ

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Oasis

Artist: Adam Styka (1890 - 1959)
Oil on canvas
35 x 28 inches
Acquired from the estate of Mrs. Irene Nurkiewicz, Basking Ridge, NJ

This work was used as an illustration in Henryk Sienkiewicz's "Desert and Wilderness" - from the artist's collection of his annual African trips to Marocco, Algiers, Egypt Tunisia and the Sudan.

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Juene Danseuse Zohra

Artist: Adam Styka (1890 - 1959)
Oil on canvas
29 1/2 x 24 1/2 inches
Acquired from the estate of Mrs. Irene Nurkiewicz, Basking Ridge, NJ

One of the artist's most famous paintings from his collected works done during his African journeys in the 1920's and '30's.

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Coyote

Artist: Tadeusz (Tade) Styka (1889-1954)
Oil on canvas
19 1/2 x 24 inches
Acquuired from the estate of Mrs. Irene Nurkiewicz, Basking Ridge, NJ

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Sheep in the Snow

Artist: Auguste Fr. Schneck (1828-1901)
Oil on canvas
22 x 17  inches
Acquired from the estate of Mrs. Irene Nurkiewicz, Basking Ridge, NJ

 
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