Biography[change | change source]
Antonina Domańska was born in September 1853 in Kamieniec Podolski (now in Ukraine). The exact date of birth is unknown. She was a daughter of physician Aleksander Kremer and Modesta Płońska. She was the aunt of a poet Lucjan Rydel. In 1865 she moved to Kraków (Cracow). She met her future husband, Stanisław Domański there. He was a physician. She was present at Lucjan Rydel's wedding in the village of Bronowice near Kraków in 1900. This is why she was portrayed in the drama Wesele (The Wedding) by Stanisław Wyspiański. She died in on 26 January 1917.
Works[change | change source]
Antonina Domańska wrote books for children. Her most famous ones are Historia żółtej ciżemki (The Story of Yellow Shoe, 1913) and Paziowie króla Zygmunta (King Sigismund's Pageboys, 1910). Two films were based on them.
References[change | change source]
- "Domańska Antonina" (in Polish). encyklopedia.pwn.pl. Retrieved 23 October 2016.
- "Antonina Domańska – biografia i charakterystyka twórczości" (in Polish). Wypracowania.pl. Retrieved 23 October 2016.
- "Geneza „Wesela" Wyspiańskiego" (in Polish). ostatnidzwonek.pl. Retrieved 23 October 2016.