Paintings reproductions - January Suchodolski
January Suchodolski (b. 19 September 1797 in Grodno, d. 20 March 1875 in Bojmie) is a Polish painter of the Romanticism period, with a special passion for historical and battle scenes. He was interested in painting from childhood, he took his first drawing lessons at school. First, however, he began his career as a complete self-taught amateur, only after some time gaining theoretical education in the field of art. However, this did not prevent him from mastering the art of painting perfectly.
Painted mainly war and battle scenes from the Napoleonic wars and the November Uprising. Especially known as a painter of horses, sleigh rides and war scenes with the participation of horse troops. It was thanks to him that horses appeared for the first time in the history of art as a separate theme.
Selected works: General Jan Henryk Dąbrowski enters Rome, Battle of Tudela, Battle of Somosierra, The first horse races in the Mokotów Field in Warsaw, Turn away from Moscow, Bivouac of Polish lancers near Wagram.