Random Images: Jan Styka

(Last Updated On: November 24, 2015)

Jan Styka (1858–1925) was a Polish painter noted for producing large historical, battle-piece, and Christian religious panoramas. He was also an illustrator and poet and known for his great patriotic speeches.

Jan Styka - La force vaincue par la douceur (Date unknown)

Jan Styka – La force vaincue par la douceur (Date unknown)

His son Tadeusz “Tade” Styka (1889–1954) must have been struck by this image in his youth and produced a kind of homage.  Sorry I could not find a larger image.

Tade Styka - Beauty and the Beast (1908)

Tade Styka – Beauty and the Beast (1908)

Jan Styka – Styka Family Art Gallery

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