Stanislav Eleszkiewicz

Элежкевич, Станислав

Painter, stained glass artist

Born Chutov (Poltava), 1900

Died Paris, 1963


Eleszkiewich (Elezhkevich) studied at the Mirgorod art school. In 1919 he left Russia and studied at the Athens Fine Art School. In 1923 he settled in Paris where he in 1927 started working with the stained glass artist Jean Gaudin. After his death, his closest friend the artist Mieczyslaw Lurczynski (St. Petersburg 1907 - Paris 1992) acted as his artistic heir