(1884 - 1982)
Jan Blechert was active/lived in Illinois / Poland. Jan Blechert is known for landscape, floral still life, portrait and history painting and portrait sculpture.
Biography Jan Blechert
Jan Blechert ( 1884 - 1982 )
Julita Siegel, Curator of Photography at the Polish Museum of America, reports that Polish-American painter and sculptor, Jan Blechert, was born in Poland in 1884. After his early education, he studied the fine arts at the Academy in Krakow and in art schools in England and France before he traveled to the United States as an economic migrant in 1935, settling within the Polish community in Chicago, Illinois.
There he became an early supporter and ex-officio artist- in- residence at the new Polish Museum of America founded in 1935 and opening to the public in 1937. The Museum is located at 984 N. Milwaukee Avenue in Chicago and also contains the Collections of the Polish Catholic Union of Am
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