Stanisław Samostrzelnik Of Mogila
Place Of Birth: Krakow, Poland
Living Place: Mogila, Poland
Education/Training: Cistercian Monk training, Danube school of painting influence
Life Style: He was a monk/clergyman, he was special and was awarded the right to live outside the monastery so he ended up getting hired by one of the owners of the town Szydłowiec. He lived a very simple life, painting and working for the church and the Szydłowiecki-a rich family that owned Szydłowiec.
Type of Art: Miniatures, Gothic, Lots of Prayer Books, decorative,
Patrons: Krzysztof Szydłowiecki- Owner of a town called Szydłowiec
Associated Isms: Humanism- All characters were individualized/Realism- Painting were very based in reality
Location: Oxford, Bodleian library
Attributes: Very detailed and beautiful piece
Description: The Hour Book of Queen Bona Sforza was a very detailed and beautiful piece detailing many psalms, verses, hymns, prayers, and more and illustrated by Samostrzelnik. This page in specific was a detailed piece with many people cluttering around one center lady. The detail on each individual is fantastic and the color choices add to the painting.
Ism: Humanism-Lots of focus on humans and all the individuals
Availability: Oxford, Bodleian library
Samostrzelnik, Stanislaw. Hour Book of Queen Bona Sforza.1527.Parchment. Bodleian Library, Oxford.