Franciszek Bunsch

Born 1926

Franciszek Bunsch is a Polish painter and graphic artist, representative of the Krakow school of workshop graphics, specializing in the metaphorical vision of reality. A longtime lecturer and professor at the Academy of Fine Arts in Krakow. Son of painter, Adam Bunsch and younger brother of the set designer Ali Bunsch.
Bunsch also illustated books and did graphic design for publications, preparing such items as: series of woodcuts for J. de la Madelène's "Pan na Piaskowy Zamku" and "Ballads and romances" Mickiewicza, Tadeusz Kudliński, "The mask and the face of the theatre", as well as illustrating the ancient trilogy Olimpias, Parmenion, Aleksander with Karol Bunsch.
In the years 1960-1980 he designed a series of playing cards, printed on a large scale by Krakowskie Zakłady Wyrobów Papierowych, which then became part of the canon of Polish card designs.
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