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    BRONISLAW JAMONTT (Polish, 1886-1957)
    Paysage Romantique (Romantic Landscape) , 1935
    Oil on heavy handmade paper laid down on artists' cardboard
    28-1/2 x 36-1/2 inches (72.4 x 92.7 cm)
    Signed and dated lower right: Bronislaw Jamontt z Wilna XXXV

    Private collection.

    Carnegie International Exhibition, 1937, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, no. 240 (label verso of backing board "Paysage Romantique").

    Peter Hastings Falk, ed., Record of the Carnegie Institute's International Exhibitions 1896-1996, Madison, CT, 1998, p. 168.

    A slightly smaller work with a similar arrangement of motifs from 1929 is in the National Museum in Warsaw. Jamontt produced the present landscape the same year he became chair of the art department at the University of Vilnius. He was an important educator and a founding member of the Vilnius Society of Artists.

    Condition Report*: The painting is in its original black frame under glass with its original backing as exhibited in the Carnegie International. Under UV examination the painting appears to be in original untouched condition.
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    November, 2009
    11th-12th Wednesday-Thursday
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