Almost Nothing: The 20th-Century Art and Life of J?zef Czapski

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"J???ozef Czapski (1896-1993) lived many lives--as a soldier, public figure, historical witness, memoirist, essayist, and painter. His ninety-six years nearly span the twentieth century in its entirety. He was a student in St. Petersburg during the Russian Revolution and a painter in Paris in the Roaring Twenties. As a Polish reserve officer fighting against the invading Nazis in the opening weeks of the Second World War, he was taken prisoner by the Soviets and survived the Katyn Massacre. He never returned to Poland, ...

Almost Nothing: The 20th-Century Art and Life of Józef Czapski 2018, New York Review of Books

ISBN-13: 9781681372846

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