Olga Boznańska [20]

Olga Boznańska

Subject: Polish Painters of the Turn of 19th and 20th Centuries
Face value: 20 pln
Alloy: 925/1000 Ag
Dimensions: 40x28 mm
Weight: 28.28 g
Finish: proof
Mintage: 20000 pcs
On the edge: smooth
Additional: pad printing
Date of issue: 2016-09-14
Issue price: 185 pln
The reverse of the coin carries an image of Olga Boznańska according to her Self portrait (ca. 1906, National Museum in Warsaw). On the left side, there is a painting palette, shaped like one of Boznańska’s preserved palettes. The artist’s dates of birth and death are placed on the background of the palette: 1865–1940. Below this is the signature of Olga Boznańska.

Designer: Urszula Walerzak
The obverse of the coin depicts a fragment of Olga Boznańska’s painting entitled Girl with Chrysanthemums (1894, National Museum in Krakow). In the background, there are oval patches of irregular shape, alluding to the way in which the artist formed the painting texture.

Designer: Urszula Walerzak

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Olga Boznańska

Olga Boznańska achieved a lofty position in the European art world already during her lifetime. She was born and raised in Kraków in a Polish-French family. She studied in Munich and later lived in Paris, from where she visited her native country and sent paintings for exhibitions.

She developed a highly individual formula for painting, placing very high demands on herself, continually developing her hand and eye, treating art seriously and seeing it as the sole purpose of her life. She specialized in portraits, although in the Munich period she also created genre scenes, and in the ensuing years, also views from the window of her studio, interiors and exquisite still lifes.

She painted portraits of adults and children, presenting the ...

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