Portrait of Bronislawa Malczewska, the Artist's Sister
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This is a bust-length image of an older woman; her head is shown in the left-hand profile. Her hair is smoothly combed back. The woman is depicted in glasses, and her gaze is directed downwards. This is a portrait of the artist's sister. Bronislawa Malczewska (1852–1929) was the older sister of Jacek Malczewski. It is known from the memoirs of her contemporaries that she was a quiet, hardworking, modest, and pious woman who dedicated her life to prayer and caring for relatives.
At the bottom of the painting there is an inscription "Potwierdzam autentyczność /Wlastimil Hofman/Ze spuścizny Mojego Męża Jacka Malczewskiego/ Portret siostry Jacka Bronisławy Malczewskie /Maria"
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- Bronislawа Malczewskа
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