Artur Grottger

1837-1867 Poland

 

Brief Biography-Artur Grottger was born in Otyniowice, Podolia, Ukraine in 1837. He studied alongside Juliusz Kossak under Jan Kanty Maszkowski in Lviv between 1848 and 1854, the Kraków School of Fine Arts under Jan Matejko from 1855 to 1858, and for a short time, the Vienna Academy in 1864. In Vienna, he worked as an illustrator for magazines. Kossak and Aleksander Orłowski had a profound influence on him. His paintings varied from genre to historical scenes. Many of his works had strong nationalistic undertones that motivated writers of the day. He died of tuberculosis in Amelie's-les-Bains, France in 1867.

 

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A Citizen of
Barszczowice

A Citizen of Barszczowice

Attack the Swedes
in the Countryside

Attack the Swedes in the German Countryside

Crossing
the Border

Crossing the Border

Jews Before
the Inn

Jews Before the Inn

King Jan III
Sobieski

King Jan three Sobieski Meets Emperor Leopold one near Schwechat

Farewell to the Insurgent

Farewell to the Insurgent

On the
Ride

On the Ride

Greeting to
the Insurgent

Greeting to the Insurgent


Phryne

Phryne


Reconciliation

Reconciliation

Portrait
of a Girl

Portrait of a Girl


Reconnaissance

Reconnaissance

Tatars
in Escaping

Tatars in Escaping

Portrait of a Girl
with a Medallion

Portrait of a Girl with a Medallion

The Escape of
Henry of Valois

The Escape of Henry of Valois from Poland

Portrait of
Countess Thun

Portrait of Countess Thun

The School of
Polish Nobility-

The School of Polish Nobility-The First Exercise

The School of
Polish Nobility-

The School of Polish Nobility-Expedition

The School of
Polish Nobility-

The School of Polish Nobility-Last Warning

The School of
Polish Nobility-

The School of Polish Nobility-Admonishment

Utarczka with
the Swedes

Utarczka with the Swedes

The March to
Siberia

The March to Siberia

Wake
Up