This is a comprehensive biographical dictionary of Polish artists from the fourteenth century to the present day. Nearly 1,300 men and women who have made lasting contributions in the fields of painting, illustration, sculpture, stage design, architecture, tapestry, etching, and other media are listed alphabetically. Included are those native to Poland, those of Polish descent, and those born elsewhere who did their art in Poland. Each entry provides the artist's name, biographical information, medium employed, and overall contribution to Poland's artistic tradition. Photographs accompany many entries.