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    Sale 5403

    Nineteenth Century European Art

    24 January 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 165

    Jan Styka (Polish, 1858-1925)

    Hermes and Aphrodite

    Price Realised  

    Jan Styka (Polish, 1858-1925)
    Hermes and Aphrodite
    signed 'Jan Styka' (lower right)
    oil on canvas
    39½ x 28¾ in. (100.3 x 73 cm.)


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    Jan Styka was born in Poland on April 8, 1858. He attended the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna. After being awarded the Prix de Rome he moved to Italy for a year to admire the works of the Italian Masters.

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