Aleksander Orłowski

1777-1832 Poland/Historical works/Lithographer

 

Brief Biography-Aleksander Ossipowitsch Orłowski was born in Warsaw in 1777. He was a disciple of the French artist Jean-Pierre Norblin de La Gourdaine. After fighting in the war against Russia, he continued his studies in Warsaw and travelled to France, Germany and Italy, ending up in Saint Petersburg. There he became a successful lithographer. He was made court painter to Czar Alexander and later Czar Nicholas. He died in Saint Petersburg. Many of his historical pictures and Portraits are throughout Russia, including racehorse paintings in The Hermitage.

 

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Feast
Radziwill

Feast Radziwill

Cossack on
Horseback

Cossack on Horseback

Battle with
Russian Troops

Battle with Russian Troops on the Kosciuszko

Husaria
Attack

Husaria Attack

Polish
Rider

Polish Rider

Battle
Scene

Battle Scene


Kozak

Kozak

Sea
View

Sea View

Massacre
of Praga

Massacre of Praga

Polish Insurgents
in Forest Night

Polish Insurgents in Forest Night

Polish Soldiers
on Biwaku

Polish Soldiers on Biwaku

Two
Cossacks

Two Cossacks