Feliks Topolski as a book illustrator and artist
The article is devoted to the oeuvre of the Polish émigré artist Feliks Topolski (1907–1989). It contains a list and an analysis of his book illustrations, published both in Poland and abroad — especially in England. The author of the article focuses in particular on the authors and publishers with whom Topolski worked, on the themes of books he illustrated, on their reception and on the techniques used by the artist. He analyses Topolski’s drawing styles. Most books described in the article are known to the author from personal observation. Other sources used in the article include articles from traditional and electronic periodicals, exhibition catalogues as well as Topolski autobiography Fourteen Letters, and a journal published by him, Topolski’s Chronicle.