Melancholia "ikonograficzna" Zygmunta Krasińskiego"
"Iconographic" melancholy of Zygmunt Krasiński
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The epistolography by Zygmunt Krasinski provides us with research material that analysis has allowed to distinguish the motifs as well as contexts undergoing an illustration of melancholy. The point of the research was to discuss the notions appearing in the letters of the Romantic, including its dependence on the iconographic presentations. After all, melancholy is an artistic figure ingrained in "the world of the pure forms" and "the world of the motifs". According to the dissertation, it was the romantic iconosphere that proved to have a great impact on Krasiński's imagination. The background of the period, his reading interests and certain paintings undoubtedly had an influence on the artist's view of reality. Therefore, melancholy present in the letters by Zygmunt Krasinski "functioned"on the principle of representations ingrained in the culture including the vanitas idea, floral motifs (leaves, flowers) orthe homo bulla motif.
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