Arts Everyday Living: Have You Heard of Teodor Axentowicz? Portraitist of Dreamy Girls & Babies

Teodor Axentowicz, Portrait of Girl in an Outfit from Krakow, 1909, pastel on paper, National Museum in Warsaw, Poland

 

Polish-Armenian artist Teodor Axentowicz (1859-1938) was a superlative portraitist, particularly in the medium of pastel, enabling him to capture the spirit of his sitters, no matter what their age.

 

 

Teodor Axentowicz, Daughter Catherine, 1907, pastel, location unknown

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