Collection

Fragment of Basilica of Saint-Denis

Stanislaw Wyspianski

  • Fragment of Basilica of Saint-Denis 2
Basic information
ID
Г-V-409
Author
Stanislaw Wyspianski
Name
Fragment of Basilica of Saint-Denis
Date of creation
1890
Technique
drawing
Material
tracing paper on cardboard Indian ink pen
Dimensions (height x width, cm)
19.5 x 28.5
Information about author
Author
Stanislaw Wyspianski
Artist's lifetime
1869–1907
Biography
Stanislaw Wyspianski was born in 1869 in Krakow. He studied at the Jagiellonian University and Jan Matejko Academy of Fine Arts in Krakow. He was a member of the Young Poland movement, and art editor of the weekly Życie (Life). Stanislaw Wyspianski is known as a playwright and poet, modernist painter, and designer. The artist died in November 1907. He was buried in Krakow.
Object description
The picture represents a fragment of a Roman Catholic Church, in the foreground of which there are circular-shaped towers. On the left there are Gothic spires and stained glass elements. There are no landscape scenes in the work.