Artur Grottger [20]

Artur Grottger (1837-1867)

Subject: Polish Painters of the Turn of 19th and 20th Centuries
Face value: 20 pln
Alloy: 925/1000 Ag
Dimensions: 28x40 mm
Weight: 28.28 g
Finish: proof
Mintage: 60000 pcs
On the edge: smooth
Additional: pad printing
Date of issue: 2010-10-28
Issue price: 145 pln
In the centre, a stylised image of Artur Grottger's bust. on the right- hand side, against an easel in the background, a perpendicular inscription: ARTUR / GROTTGER. At the bottom, an inscription: 1837-1867. on the right, a stylised image of a palette and three paintbrushes. on the palette, red, yellow, green and blue paints.

Designer: Roussanka Nowakowska
In the centre, a stylised fragment of Artur Grottger's drawing entitled "The Battle" from the series "Polonia". At the bottom on the right, an image of the eagle established as the State emblem of the republic of Poland. Surrounding the eagle, an inscription: 20 zŁ and, after a separating interpunct, an inscription: RZECZPOSPOLITA POLSKA (Republic of Poland) and notation of the year of issue: 2010. The Mint's mark: M/W, under the eagle's left leg.

Designer: Roussanka Nowakowska

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Artur Grottger

Painter Artur Grottger was considered an heir and successor to the Polish Romantic Bards (much like another famous painter who made his debut at around the same time, Jan Matejko). He owed this position primarily to several series of drawings, which, circulated in numerous prints, gained more popularity than his oil paintings and watercolours. This was notwithstanding the fact that the young artist had set out to become specifically a painter.

Grottger was born on 11 November 1837 at Ottyniowice, an estate leased by his father, himself a painter, from whom young Artur received his first tutelage. After a period of artistic apprenticeship under two painting masters in Lwów (now Lviv, Ukraine), Grottger studied at the Academy of Fine ...

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