January Uprising

Fischer 394 | Michel 427 | Scott 389 | Year of issue 1946 | Communist Poland

The 83rd anniversary of the January Uprising.


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The Battle

Glossary

The January Uprising was a guerilla-like revolt in 1863 against the tsarist imperial Russian occupation.
The image is part of a painting called "The Battle", depicting a rebel of the January Uprising, going into battle.
It is the fourth painting of the "Lithuania" series created by Artur Grottger.

Translations

Powstanie Styczniowe 22.1.1863 = The January Uprising 22 January 1863.

Relevant pages

Other paintings from Artur Grottger are depicted on:
Fischer 2040
Fischer 2700
Fischer 2940

Resources

January Uprising
Artur Grottger
The Lithuania paintings by Artur Grottger (www.zincavage.org) - look for 'The January Insurrection'
Artur Grottger's painting (artyzm.com)