Ladislas Kijno

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The porch of Notre-Dame de la Treille in Lille. The domed cover has a circular stained glass designed by Ladislaus Kijno in 2008

Ladislas Kijno (June 27, 1921 - November 27, 2012[1]) was a French painter.[2] Born in Warsaw, he moved with his family to France in 1925, settling in the community of Nœux-les-Mines in the Pas-de-Calais. Before becoming a painter he studied philosophy with Jean Grenier.

In 1991, the French magazine L'Amateur d'Art was devoted to him, with an interview with Jean-Pierre Thiollet, untitled : « Ladislas Kijno : "Je suis un moine de l'Art !" (I'm a Art monk !)[3]


  1. ^ "Le peintre engagé Ladislas Kijno s'est éteint". La Voix du Nord (in French). 27 November 2012. Retrieved 27 November 2012. 
  2. ^ Kazantzakis, Helen (1968). Nikos Kazantzakis; a biography based on his letters. Simon and Schuster. p. 526. Retrieved 17 June 2011. 
  3. ^ L'Amateur d'Art, June 1991