Tamara de Lempicka (Lempicka, Polish. Tamara Łempicka, actually Maria Hurwicz-Gurska; may 16, 1898, Warsaw, Kingdom of Poland, Russian Empire — March 18, 1980, Cuernavaca) was a Polish and American artist, the author of the famous painting "Beautiful raphaela" (1927). "The first artist to be a glamorous diva."
Born in Warsaw. His father is Borys Gurwicz-górski, an entrepreneur of Jewish origin. Mother-malwina Dekler, a Polish socialite, daughter of Bernard Dekler, a banker from Warsaw, And Klementyna Dekler.
In 1914, she moved to Saint Petersburg, where she met her future husband, lawyer Tadeusz Lempicki. After the revolution, Tadeusz was arrested by the Cheka and Tamara barely saved him with the help of the Swedish Ambassador. Lempicka fled abroad, to France. Experiencing financial difficulties, Tamara takes lessons from famous French painters-Andre Lot and Maurice Denis. "After thirty, she earns a lot, and hears less and less praise. But the doors of the best Parisian houses are open to her-not as a fashionable but impoverished Bohemian, but as a socialite, equal among equals. Which is exactly what she wanted." In the 1930s, he moved to the United States, where he married Baron Raoul Kufner and settled in new York. In the late 1960s, he moved to the Mexican province.
According to her will, her ashes were scattered over the Popocatepetl volcano.