Maria Rajecka; 'Brama Florianska' Poland

'Florians Gate'

Krakow, Poland

Artist hand signed

Product Code: 131219-2
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'Brama Florianska'


(Florians Gate)

Linocut print


Maria Rajecka

Maria Rajecka; 1930-2013, Polish born in Zaskocz. During World War 11 lived in Warsaw, in 1939 her family were driven from their farm under the threat of death. In 1944, at 14, she and her younger brother took part in the unsuccessful Warsaw uprising against Hitler`s forces and she and other members of her family were taken to concentration camps in Germany. Maria was sent to Belsen. She was moved to Molsdorf to await extermination in Blankenheim Camp but she was liberated by the Americans in 1945. She attended a Polish high school in Germany where she studied art, then came to England in 1946. In 1976 she and her husband moved to Brighton.

An original print which is bright and unfaded in black ink.

The image size measuring approximately 18 cms. x 26 cms. (7 x 10 ins.) on a wove paper sheet measuring approximately 24 cms. x 34 cms. ( x 13½ ins.)

Hand signed by the artist below the image.

Unframed, blank on the reverse the condition of the image and the sheet is good with a toning to the sheet and handling marks condusive with age.

Cat 131219-2