Please forward this error screen to 89. Polish playwright, painter and poet, as well as interior and furniture designer. A patriotic writer, he created a series of symbolic, national dramas within the artistic philosophy of the Young Poland Movement. Stanisław Wyspiański was born to Franciszek Drawing Pskov for children and Maria Rogowska.
His father, a sculptor, owned an atelier on Wawel Hill. His mother died of tuberculosis in 1876 when Stanisław was seven years old. In 1887 Wyspiański enrolled in the Philosophy Department at the Jagiellonian University and the School of Fine Arts in Kraków. While studying at the University, he attended lectures in art, history and literature. Wyspiański visited Italy, Switzerland, Germany, Prague and France. His stay in France is regarded to have been a major point in his artistic life.
He studied at the private Académie Colarossi. Since the school fee was very high, Wyspiański applied for a grant. In 1906 Wyspiański became professor of the Academy of Fine Arts in Kraków, he was also a member of the City Council. In his last years the condition of Wyspianski’s health deteriorated. Wyspiański’s artistic output is very eclectic.