As a slightly Polish man with a seriously Polish last name, I tend to have an affinity for Polish artists. Reymont was an accomplished writer and upon looking at his picture yesterday, I felt an instant connection. A recipient of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1924, he also wrote a book called Bunt which told of animals that revolted and took over their farm. This was written in the twenties - two decades prior to Animal Farm.
Twisty moustached and chain-link spectacled, Władysław Reymont: