Coloring Book
 "Japonka" by Jozef Pankiewicz (1866-1940)
Feliksa Jasienski
"Long Live Art! From Japan to Europe. Beautiful and Useful Objects"
 I wondered if the translation was throwing me off in the overall experience of Jasienski's private collection... I paid close attention to the choice of words and the works that this person was interested in. 
 "Japonka" by Jozef Pankiewicz (1866-1940)
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Portrait of Jasienski
 The quoted comes off as an observation/comment regarding the artist's experiences with Japanese art.   What bothers me is that the statement comes off voyeuristic, in a mystifying way. I do not see Japanese art the way Jasienski does, and nor do I support his opinions on his "Asian" collection. 
 Cut paper, I didn't catch the name of the artist who created these. 
Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858)
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 Aside from the advertisement of Feliksa Jasienski's Japanese collection, he also had a large collection of furniture, prints and paintings by Polish artist. I saw a few prints done by Goya that I have never seen before. 
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 Jasienski's collection of of mangas all hand made, wood block prints. I was very shocked (in a good way) to see such an interesting collection books.   Seeing these works made me think about traditional art making process that are very old and yet prevalent in Japanese comics today. 
Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849)
Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849)
Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849)
Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849)
Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1847)
 I kept thinking to myself that this comment was unnecessary in this show, however at the same time it made a lot of sense that quotes such as this one was included. This was Feliksa Jasienski's private collection, ultimately about Jasienski, his views, and interest in the art, the exotic and orient.  
Kazimierz Sihulski (1879-1942)
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