Portrait of the famous actress Pola Negri by Tadeusz Styka, ca. 1922 (National Museum, Warsaw).
Polish painter Tadeusz (Tade) Styka (1889-1954) was known for his portraits honoring celebrities of the first half of the twentieth century. He also painted genre scenes, religious and symbolic nudes and animals (especially lions). For his work he received the French Medal of the Legion de Honour. He died in New York City, and is buried next to his father Jan Styka at Forest Lawn cemetery in Los Angeles.
Portrait of Pola Negri by Eugene Robert Richee.
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