Stanisławski, Jan, b 24 June 1860 in Vilshana, Zvenyhorodka county, Kyiv gubernia, d 6 January 1907 in Cracow. Polish impressionist painter. He studied under Wojciech Gerson in Warsaw, at the Cracow School of Fine Arts (1883–5), and under Charles Durand (pseud: Carolus-Duran) in Paris (1885–8). From 1896 he taught at the Cracow Academy of Fine Arts, where he had a significant influence on his Ukrainian students Mykola Burachek, Ivan Trush, Oleksa Novakivsky, and Ivan Severyn. He visited Ukraine often and painted many Ukrainian landscapes, such as Dilapidated Windmill (1883), Bila Tserkva (1890), Beehives in Ukraine (1895), The Dnieper Limans at Dawn (1902), St Michael's Cathedral in Kyiv (1903), The Dnieper below Kyiv (1905), House by the Dnieper, Haystacks, Sunflowers, and Windmills.
[This article originally appeared in the Encyclopedia of Ukraine, vol. 5 (1993).]