"Wlodzimierz Zakrzewski, Paris The Louvre, Polish"Wlodzimierz ZAKRZEWSKI (1916-1992) Paris the Seine and the Louvre Oil on canvas50cm on 73cm except frame; signed and countersigned and dated back 1964 raphael frame Włodzimierz Zakrzewski was a Polish painter and poster artist. He studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw and is considered one of the main representatives of the socialist realism of his country. Wikipedia born June 16, 1916, St. Petersburg, Russia died in 1992, Warsaw, Poland Włodzimierz Zakrzewski (1916-1992) was a Polish painter, graphist and poster artist. He was a professor of the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw, founder and director of the Front Poster Studio (Polish: Pracownia Plakatu Frontowego) of Ludowe Wojsko Polskie (1944-1948), member of the Group of Realists (Grupa Realistów). Zakrzewski was an author of sociopolitical posters, landscape paintings (especially city landscapes of Warsaw and Paris) and figural compositions. He was a co-initiator of socialist realism in Polish painting and poster. Notable works include Olbrzym i zapluty karzeł reakcji (also known as AK, Zapluty karzeł reakcji, 1945), Towarzysz Bierut wśród robotników (1950), Wkraczamy w plan 6 letni [We are entering the Six-Year Plan] (1950), Partia [ The Party] (1955).