Paintings reproductions - Piotr Michałowski
Piotr Michałowski (born on 2 July 1800 in Kraków, died on 9 June 1855 in Krzyżtoporzyce near Kraków) is a Polish representative of Romanticism in 19th century painting. It was often said that he was ahead of his time, but he was not a professional painter. Art was his passion, but he was equally successful as a social activist and administrator - which he dealt with on a daily basis. He worked fourteen hours a day.
- Created a type of hero rider by painting portraits of Napoleon Bonaparte.
- Michałowski also made attempts in the field of sculpting (he made a plaster statue of Napoleon)
The artisan dies of a heart attack. He is buried not as a painter, but as a benefactor and social worker.
Selected works: A parade before Napoleon, Studying a horse head, Portrait of Celina's daughter on horseback, Self-portrait, Amazon.