After the Departure of the Enemy, Polonia series Panel VII, 1862, black and white pencil on dark yellow paper by Artur Grottger, Polish, 1837-1867. Pinakothek, Munich, Germany. Grottger was one of the most prominent Polish artists of the 19th...
Artur Grottger (November 11, 1837 – December 13, 1867) - Forest Date: 1864 Technique: Black chalk
Ravages of War, 1863, black and white pencil on dark yellow, by Artur Grottger, Polish, 1837-1867. As the war progresses, there are the wounded and dying on the battlefield. The artist, to the left, is guided by his muse, Juno, through the horrors. This painting, as part of a series, is in the Museums of Silesia, Wroclaw, Poland.
Conflagration, 1863, black and white pencil on dark yellow, by Artur Grottger, Polish romantic artist, 1837-1867. This is a vision of horror as people flee a burning city in time of war. Grottger painted a series called Come With Me Through the Vale of Tears. Here the artist (right) was guided by his muse, Juno, through the ravages and trials of war much like Dante was led through Hell by the Roman poet, Virgil. This painting is in the Museums of Silesia in Wroclaw, Poland.