Teodor Axentowicz - Portrait of Zofia Brzeska - MP 872 MNW - National Museum in Warsaw
Picryl description: Public domain photograph of an aristocratic female portrait, free to use, no copyright restrictions.
Teodor Axentowicz (1859—1938) was a Polish-Armenian painter and university professor. A renowned artist of his times, he was also the rector of the Academy of Fine Arts in Kraków. As an artist, Axentowicz was famous for his portraits and subtle scenes of Hutsul life, set in the Carpathians. In Paris, he received the prestigious title of Officier d'Académie Ordre des Palmes Académiques and Member of Académie des Beaux-Arts. In 1904 at the St. Louis World's Fair, Axentowicz received a Special Commemorative Award in recognition of distinguished service in connection with various national sections of the Department of Art.