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Tadeusz Styka was born in Poland in 1889. From an early age he painted and painted under the guidance of his father Jan Styk. From the outset, he was treated as a "prodigy", as evidenced by numerous exhibitions of his work in many famous galleries in France, where he often received the highest awards. In subsequent years, his paintings were adorned with numerous galleries in Europe and the United States.

Tadeusz was especially famous for his portraits of famous personalities of the first half of the twentieth century. Among his most famous works are portraits of such celebrities as Maurice Maeterlinck, Caruso, Chaliapin, Tito Ruffo, Sara Delano Roosevelt, Professor Zelinski, Queen Maria Jose, Ignacy Paderewski, Paul Negri. Currently, these portraits are the pride of many prestigious galleries in the world. According to many professional painting critics such as Louis de Rochefort, Tadeusz Styka was one of the best portrait painters ever to live thanks to the unusual technique he used. Awarded the Legion of Honor Medal for Achievements in Painting,

Tadeusz Styka died on September 11, 1954 in New York, while still in his prime of creativity. He was buried at Immortal headquarters next to his father Ian Styka in Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Glendale, Los Angeles, USA.


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