Paintings reproductions - Stanisław Ignacy Witkiewicz, Witkacy
Stanisław Ignacy Witkiewicz, pseudonym Witkacy (born February 24, 1885 in Warsaw, died September 18, 1939 in Jeziory) was born in Warsaw as a son of the painter and writer Stanisław Witkiewicz and a music teacher. His father took care of his first years of education, claiming that the school would destroy the individualism of such a young and vulnerable person. Witkacy's tutoring was provided by the most eminent artists and university professors, but against his father's will he started attending the Academy of Fine Arts.
Selected works: General confusion, Logging, A fantastic composition, Temptation of St. Anthony.<Witkacy's life was extremely turbulent, full of love affairs, alcohol and numerous stimulants, the influence of which can be seen in his works.