Toruń – The monastery gate
Henryk Dąbrowski’s prints
Print depicting the monastery gate in Toruń, made contemporary in a limited edition in giclée technique based on the artist’s drawing: HENRYK DĄBROWSKI, 1996.
The original, a drawing from nature made in ink and watercolour on cardboard, was created in 1996.
The graphic was made using the giclée printing technique in 2020. This is a technique that is now used for the artistic reproduction of works of art due to its precision, durability and fidelity to the original. The print is accompanied by a certificate with the consecutive number of the print.
The prints are produced in formats:
– original format
– reduced format (30 x 21.5 cm)
The graphic is issued in limited editions, with each copy numbered:
– original format: 50 pieces
– reduced format: 200 pieces
Profesor Henryk Dąbrowski (1927-2006) – the drawing master, a prominent architect, co-founder of the Warsaw School of drawing. Is derived from the family: his father was an architect, a disciple and Assistant of Jan Witkiewicz (vel Koszczyc) – architect and conservator of art. He studied at the Faculty of Architecture at the Warsaw University of Technology (Politechnika Warszzawska). His professors were e.g. Zygmunt Kamiński Lech Niemojewski, Jan Zachwatowicz and Bohdan Lachert. After graduation, for many years he was associated with the University leading there teaching, scientific and artistic. He was a teacher of drawing for multiple generations of architects, head of the Department of Drawing, Painting and Sculpture at the Warsaw University of Technology. He received the title of Professor in 1992.
He worked in postwar design team Warsaw Muranów and the first metro line in Warsaw. Together with Jan Szymański designed a Pavilion at the Poznań International fair organized in 1954 on the occasion of the X anniversary of the people’s Republic of Poland. Another project was awarded the Polish pavilion at the fair in Brussels.
Referred to as the “Polish Piranesi”, specialized in architectural and landscape compositions, animation and graphics. His works took place in the greatest collections around the world.