Henryk Rodakowski .........(1)
(Lviv July 9, 1823 - December 28, 1894 Cracow)


Overseer Iwan Brzus Telegram Deliverer Innkeeper Jasio

"Overseer Iwan Brzus", 1868, watercolour on paper, 32 x 23 cm, Lubusz Museum, Gorzow Wielkopolski
"Telegram Deliverer", 1868, watercolour on paper, 32 x 23 cm, Lubusz Museum, Gorzow Wielkopolski
"Innkeeper Jasio", 1867, watercolour on paper, 32 x 23 cm, Lubusz Museum, Gorzow Wielkopolski

Stable Boy Josio Forester Gregorcio Pony Myszka

"Stable Boy Josio", 1867, watercolour on paper, 32 x 23 cm, Lubusz Museum, Gorzow Wielkopolski
"Forester Gregorcio", 1867, watercolour on paper, 32 x 23 cm, Lubusz Museum, Gorzow Wielkopolski
"Pony Myszka", 1867, watercolour on paper, 32 x 23 cm, Lubusz Museum, Gorzow Wielkopolski

Vogt Nykola Groom Ivan with a Horse Dickyt Inn Tenant

"Vogt Nykola", 1867, watercolour on paper, 32 x 23 cm, Lubusz Museum, Gorzow Wielkopolski
"Groom Ivan with a Horse Dickyt", 1868, watercolour on paper, 32 x 23 cm, Lubusz Museum, Gorzow Wielkopolski
"Inn Tenant", 1867, watercolour on paper, 32 x 23 cm, Lubusz Museum, Gorzow Wielkopolski

Henryk Rodakowski, who made an excellent debut at the 1852 Salon, where he received a gold medal for his Portrait of General Henryk Dembinski, praised in a poem by Cyprian Kamil Norwid, was (...) trained in Paris. The following year, Rodakowski featured his Portrait of the Artist's Mother, the "masterpiece" lauded by Delacroix. Although a born portrait painter, Rodakowski felt the need to create historical compositions, with themes taken from the history of Poland. Increasingly intense anticipation of a "Polish epic work" was the foremost challenge for painters of his generation. Nonetheless, despite enormous effort put into their realisation, historical canvases by Rodakowski remain scarce and unconvincing, and did not progress beyond the initial stage." [*]

Artist’s paintings in: malarze.com

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