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Jan Wacław Zawadowski, pseudonym Zawado, (1891–1982) was a Polish painter, author of landscapes (mainly of Provence), still life compositions, portraits, figural scenes. He was a brother of Witold Eugeniusz and pupil of Józef Pankiewicz. Co-founder of the Cercle des Artistes Polonais in Paris.

Zawadowski was influenced mainly by post-impressionism.

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Zawadowski was born on April 14, 1891 in Skobełka near Horochow, Volhynia. Since 1912 he lived in France – in Paris, later in Aix-en-Provence. He has had exhibitions at the Independent Salon and the Salon Tuilleries. In 1925 Zawadowski became a member of the Kraków art group "Jednoróg". In the years of 1938 to 1939 he was a director of the Paris Department of the Academy of Fine Arts in Cracow.

He died on November 15, 1982 in Orcel, France.

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