"Czeslaw Borys Jankowski (1862-1941), Portrait Of Woman, Religious? Pastel Drawing"Czeslaw Borys JANKOWSKI (Charles-Boris of Jankowski) (Warsaw 1862- Seals 1941)
Portrait of a woman with a headscarf, religious?
drawing in pastel and charcoal
39 x 28 cm
Signed on the lower right: Cz JANKOWSKI 1929?
Charles Boris de Jankowski, was a painter, draftsman, lithographer and illustrator Polish having made his career in France. He started at the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw in 1880 and began to produce drawings for illustrated periodicals. He moved to Paris in 1888 where he completed his apprenticeship with Fernand Cormon and Léon Bonnat. He worked for L'Illustration and The Graphic. In 1917, an exhibition on his paintings and drawings was organized at the Georges Petit Gallery.