Ferdynand Pinck

Draughtsman and painter born into the family of a sculptor based in either Warsaw or Vienna. He was most appreciated for his landscapes. He studied in Paris as the recipient of a royal stiped, where he was to study under the painter named Suvée at the Académie Royale de Peinture et de Sculpture. Upon his return to Warsaw, he began teaching at the school of painting at the Royal Castle and working on commission for Stanisław II Augustus Poniatowski. In 1796, he carried out copies in drawing of the etchings in Attitudes de Milady Hamilton for the monarch, which illustrated the mime dances of the well-known artist Emma Hamilton. These, and over 100 more drawings by Pinck (mostly academic studies of ancient relics and nudes) are part of the Print Room collection of the University of Warsaw Library. After Domenichino artist active 1581–1641

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