Varietes – variety in art

Piotr Stachiewicz (1858 Nowosiółki Gościnne - 1938 Cracow). Painter and illustrator.



Artistic studies at Fine Art Academy of Cracow (1877-1883; Wladyslaw Luszczkiewicz and Florian Cynk courses). He continued studies in Munich (1883-1885). Mostly known for his portraits of young Polish girls in folk costumes. He illustrated a number of books by Henryk Sienkiewicz. He was vice president of the Society of Fine Arts in Kraków (1900-1913).