What can you expect in Speaks the Masterpiece, the new book by Beata Jerzakowska? Audio descriptions of a whole array of paintings from the world canon. Here is the alphabetical list of painters from all over Europe:

Michał Elwiro Andriolli, b. Mykolas Elvyras Andriolis (1836–1893) — Lithuanian Polish; History painting

Giuseppe Arcimboldo (1527-1593) — Italian; mannerism

Zdzisław Beksiński (1929–2005) — Polish; dystopian surrealism

Giovanni Bellini (1430–1516) — Italian; Italian Renaissance

William Blake (1757-1827) — English; Romantic

Jheronymus Bosch, b. Jheronimus van Aken (1450–1516) — Dutch; Early Netherlandish painting school

Sandro Botticelli, b. Alessandro di Mariano di Vanni Filipepi (1455–1510) — Italian; early Renaissance

Olga Boznańska (1865–1940) — Polish; French impressionism

Pieter Bruegel the Elder (1525/30–1569) — Dutch; Dutch and Flemish Renaissance

Caravaggio, b. Michelangelo Merisi (Michele Angelo Merigi or Amerighi) da Caravaggio (1571–1610) — Italian; Baroque

Paul Cézanne (1839–1906) — French; Post-Impressionist

Marc Chagall, b. Moishe Zakharovich Shagal (1887–1985) — Russian-French; early modernist

Józef Chełmoński, b. Józef Marian Chełmoński (1849–1914) — Polish; late Romantic

Salvador Dalí, b. Salvador Domingo Felipe Jacinto Dalí i Domènech, Marquis of Dalí de Púbol (1904–1989) — Catalan; Spanish surrealism

Jerzy Duda-Gracz, b. Jerzy Dierżysław Duda vel Gracz (1941–2004) — Polish;

Albrecht Dürer (1471–1528) — German; German Renaissance

Edward Dwurnik (1943–) — Polish;

Jan van Eyck (a1390–1441) — Flemish; Early Netherlandish painting school

Julian Fałat (1853–1929) — Polish; Polish impressionism

Caspar David Friedrich (1774–1840) — German; German Romantic

Stanisław Garwatowski, or Stefan Adam Gerwatowski (1931–) — Polish; military, abstract

Paul Gaugin, b. Eugène Henri Paul Gauguin (1848–1903) — French; Post-Impressionist

Aleksander Gierymski (1850–1901) — Polish; realism, impressionism

Giotto, wł. Giotto di Bondone (c1270–1337) — Italian, Proto-Renaissance

Francisco Goya, b. Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes (1746–1828) — Spanish; Spanish Romantic

El Greco, b. Doménikos Theotokópoulos (Δομήνικος Θεοτοκόπουλος ) (1541–1614) — Greek/ Cretan; Spanish Renaissance

Artur Grottger (1837–1867) — Polish; Polish Romantic

Samuel Hirszenberg, b. Shmuel Hirschenberg (1865–1908) — Polish Jewish; realist

Stanisław Kamocki b. Stanisław Józef Juliusz Kamocki ps. Stefan Kozłowski (1875–1944) — Polish; Young Poland

Wassily Kandinsky, b. Wassily Wassilyevich Kandinsky (1866–1944) — Russian; Expressionism; abstract art

Gustav Klimt (1862–1918) — Austrian; Vienna Secession movement

Juliusz Kossak, b. Juliusz Fortunat Kossak (1824–1899) — Polish; History painting; battle scenes, military portraits and horses.

Bronisław Wojciech Linke (1906–1962) — Polish;

René Magritte, b. René François Ghislain Magritte (1898–1967) — Belgian; surrealist

Tadeusz Makowski (1882–1932) — Polish; School of Paris

Jacek Malczewski, b. Jacek Malczewski herbu Tarnawa (1854–1929) — Polish; symbolism

Jan Matejko also: Jan Mateyko (1838–1893) — Polish; History painting

Henri Matisse, b. Henri-Émile-Benoît Matisse (1869–1954) — French; Fauvism, Modernism, Post-Impressionism

Józef Mehoffer (1869–1946) — Polish; Young Poland, secession

Hans Memling (Memlinc) (1430/35?–1494) — German; Early Netherlandish painting school

Michelangelo, b. Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni (1475–1564) — Italian; High Renaissance

John Everett Millais, b. Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Baronet, PRA (1829–1896) — English Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood

Oscar-Claude Monet (1840–1926) — French; Impressionist

Edward Munch (1863–1944) — Norwegian; Expressionism, Symbolism

Pablo Picasso, b. Pablo Diego José Francisco de Paula Juan Nepomuceno María de los Remedios Cipriano de la Santísima Trinidad Ruiz y Picasso (1881–1972) — Spanish; Cubism, Surrealism

Władysław Podkowiński ps. „Andrzej Ansgary” (1866–1895) — Polish; Impressionist, symbolist

Nicolas Poussin (1594–1665) — French; Classicism, Baroque

Rembrandt van Rijn, b. Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn (1606–1669) — Dutch; Dutch Golden Age, Baroque

Ferdynand Ruszczyc b. Ferdynand Ruszczyc herbu Lis (1870–1936) — Polish; Young Poland, symbolism

Henryk Siemiradzki, b. Henryk Hektor Siemiradzki (1843–1902) — Polish; Academism

January Suchodolski (1797–1875) — Polish; military, Romantic battle painter

Titian, b. Tiziano Vecelli or Tiziano Vecellio (c1488/90–1576) —Italian; Italian Renaissance

Diego Velázquez, b. Diego Rodríguez de Silva y Velázquez (1599–1660) — Spanish; Baroque

Jean-Antoine Watteau, or: Antoine Watteau (1684–1721) — French; Rococo

Andrzej Wróblewski (1927–1957) — Polish; figurative art

Stanisław Ignacy Wyspiański, b. Stanisław Mateusz Ignacy Wyspiański (1869–1907) — Polish; Secession, symbolism

 

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