Biography: 19th Century Portrait photographer Walery Rzewuski

Biography: 19th Century Portrait photographer Walery Rzewuski


Walery Rzewuski (1837 – 1888) was an early Polish photographer.

He is considered one of Poland’s most important 19th-century photographers. He was the author of many portraits of leading lights in the world of culture and science of his time. He also took pictures of the nobility, entrepreneurs and members of government. The State Museum of the History of Photography in Kraków is named after him.

Portrait of Artur Potocki and Róży z Lubomirskich

Portrait of Artur Potocki and Róży z Lubomirskich by Walery Rzewuski

Józef Szujski

Józef Szujski by Walery Rzewuski

Group portrait of Artur Grottger friends, 1865

Group portrait of Artur Grottger friends, 1865 by Walery Rzewuski

Zofia and Jadwiga Kossakówny, 1876

Zofia and Jadwiga Kossakówny, 1876 by Walery Rzewuski

Portrait of Róża from Branicki Tarnowski family

Portrait of Róża from Branicki Tarnowski family by Walery Rzewuski

Kazimierz Wójcicki

Kazimierz Wójcicki by Walery Rzewuski

Anna

Anna by Walery Rzewuski

Bronisław Ryx

Bronisław Ryx by Walery Rzewuski

by Walery Rzewuski

by Walery Rzewuski

by Walery Rzewuski

by Walery Rzewuski


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