Stanisław Ostoja-Chrostowski

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Stanisław Ostoja-Chrostowski (December 14, 1900 – November 13, 1947) was a Polish painter, woodcut artist and professor at the Warsaw Academy of Fine Arts. He began studying at the School of Fine Arts in Warsaw. He studied painting with Tadeusz Pruszkowski, woodcut with Władysław Skoczylas and commercial art with Edmund Bartłomiejczyk.

In 1936 he won a bronze medal in the art competitions of the Olympic Games for his "Dyplom Yacht Klubu" ("Yachting Club Certificate").

During World War II, he was active in the intelligence department of the underground Polish Home Army. After the war, he was elected as the rector of the rebuilt Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw.

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