Izrael Poznański Palace II (Original 11×15`)


About Izrael Poznański Palace 

Izrael Poznanski’s Palace in Lodz (Poland), my second attempt to capture the most beutiful building in the city I was born – Łódź. Painted on 11×15 Saunders Waterford Paper 300 gsm.

The Izrael Poznański Palace (Polish: Pałac Izraela Poznańskiego) is a 19th-century palace in Łódź, Poland. Initially the site of a tenement building, the property was transformed into a Neo-Renaissance and Neo-baroque style residence during the years 1888 to 1903.[1] It currently houses the Museum of the City of Łódź.

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Original painting details:

Materials 11×15″ Saunders Waterford Paper 300 gsm & Winsor and Newton paints
Style Expressive and gestural
Dimensions 11 x 15 in (unframed)
Framing This artwork is sold unframed

History of Palace

The history of the palace goes back to the 1860s. It was during this time that Kalman Poznański, a Polish-Jewish trader from Kowal in the Kuyavia region, arrived and began to live in Łódź. Kalman started a cotton industry, however, it was not successful. But when the business was taken over by his son Izrael Kalmanowicz (1834-1900), there was a phenomenal rise in the price of cotton around the world. Izrael made a fortune from cotton and spent a large part of his earnings on the palace, which eventually took on his name.

When Izrael Kalmanowicz acquired the site of the palace there was a modest two-story building standing already. He renovated and expanded the building into a large residence. The palace was marked for its lavishness and grand size, an anomaly from the neighboring simple residences.

The palace’s design was originally thought to be that of Adolf Seligson. More recently, however, J. Jung and D. Rosenthal have been identified as the architects. Whoever the architect, the palace is an impressive feat, most notably because of its L-shaped design. There was also a large garden at the back. Another feature of the palace is the southern wing, which is topped with the tall domed roofs.

Izrael Poznański’s Palace is a 19th-century palace in Łódź, Poland. Initially a tenement building, it was transformed into a Neo-Renaissance and Neo-baroque style residence in years 1888-1903

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