JAN VAN CHELMINSKI (POLISH, 1851-1925)

A CONTINGENT OF THE GARDE IMPRIALE IN A WINTER LANDSCAPE

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JAN VAN CHELMINSKI (POLISH, 1851-1925)
A Contingent of the Garde Impriale in a Winter Landscape
signed 'Jan V. Chelminski' lower left, oil on canvas
23 x 41in. (59.8 x 104cm.)

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Jan Van Chelminski was a student of the Polish artist Julius Kossak. He primarily worked in Munich under the auspices of the well-known military painter Frantz Adam. He worked briefly in America, London and Munich. After travelling extensively through Europe, he settled in Paris. He is most noted as a military painter, especially executing scenes of Napoleon's Russian Campaign.
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