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Fryderyk Chopin

Fryderyk Chopin (Kwiatkowski)

 

Fryderyk Chopin in house dress

Teofil Kwiatkowski, pencil, coloured pencil, watercolour [after 1849], 203 x 130.

Collection: Muzeum Fryderyka Chopina, Warsaw [M/39].

 

Kwiatkowski produced over a dozen likenesses of Chopin in a similar pose, differing only in details and in the technique used. The earliest dates from 1843; most of the remainder were produced after the composer’s death, furnished with the date of his death: 17 October 1849.