Charles Ezekiel Polowetski Self Portrait

Charles Ezekiel Polowetski (Russian – American 1884 – 1955) Self Portrait

Watercolor on paper 25,5cm x 17,5 cm
Charles Ezekiel Polowetski was born in Russia in 1884,  in San Francisco, in 1955. He studied with Robert Blum in the United States and with Leon Bonnat in Paris. During the early 20th century Polowetski exhibited primarily in New York. His work is displayed   a variety of locations throughout New York including the Summit Park Sanatorium and the Administration Building of the Floyd Bennett Airport as well as in New York City public schools, in a show at London’s Albert Hall in July of 1910. Polowetski married at least five times, his fifth marriage was “to a distant member of the Swedish royal family.” In the late 1940s or early 1950s, he painted the royal family’s portrait.  http://www.tate.org.uk Studied With Robert Blum and Leon Bonnat Work State Normal School, Brockport, NY Bezalel College, Palestine City Hall, Paterson, NJ Barnett Hospital, Paterson, NJ NYC Public Schools Summit Park Sanatorium, Pomona, NY Administration Building, Floyd Bennett Member American Art Association of Paris Salmagundi Club Allied Artists of America Airport, NY Exhibited Corcoran Gallery Biennial, 1914 Society of Independent Artists, 1917-1918, 1925-1926, Salons of America, 1925, 1934 Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts Annual 1932 References Falk (ed.), The Annual Exhibition Record: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 1914-1968 Falk (ed.), Who Was Who in American Art 1564-1975 Marlor, The Society of Independent Artists

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