Vintage Polish Posters | Joan of Arc at the Stake | Waldemar Swierzy

Joanna D´Arc Na Stosie” (Polish), or “Joan of Arc at the Stake” was an opera composed by Arthur Honegger that premiered in Basel, Switzerland, in 1939. The drama takes place during Joan of Arc´s last minutes on the stake, with flashbacks to her trial and her younger days. The poster artist Waldemar Swierzy graduated from the Krakow Academy of Fine Arts in 1952. He was Professor in the University of Fine Arts in Poznan from 1965 and Professor at the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw from 1994. Swierzy was one of the Polish School of Posters finest and most prolific artists; he created over 2500 posters. He passed in 2013.



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95.5 x 66.5 cm

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