Kossak, Juliusz

Image - Juliusz Kossak: Hutsuls Travelling (1892). Image - Juliusz Kossak: A Haidamaka Camp.

Kossak, Juliusz, b 15 December 1824 in Vyzhnytsia, Bukovyna, d 3 February 1899 in Cracow, Poland. Polish painter of Ukrainian origin. He studied in Lviv, Saint Petersburg (1851), and Paris, then worked as an illustrator for the newspaper Tygodnik ilustrowany in Warsaw. He subsequently moved to Cracow. His works on Ukrainian themes, especially the Cossack period, include Cossacks in the Steppe (1884), The Meeting of Bohdan Khmelnytsky with Tuhai-Bei (1885), genre scenes from the life of the Hutsuls, and various landscapes of Volhynia and Podilia.

[This article originally appeared in the Encyclopedia of Ukraine, vol. 2 (1988).]

Image - Juliusz Kossak: Faithful Companion. Image - Juliusz Kossak: Cracow Rebels Attack Russians in Proszowice in 1846. Image - Juliusz Kossak: Meeting of Khmelnytsky and Tughay Bey. Image - Juliusz Kossak: King John III Sobieski Blessing Attack on Turks in Vienna in 1683. Image - Juliusz Kossak: Kazimierz Pulaski at Czestochowa.

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