Charles KniaziewiczGénéral en 1794 sous Kosiusko, et dans les Légions polonaises en Italie de 1797 [...]
P. Dien impr. [Paris, n.d., c. 1840.]
Stipple engraving on steel. Sheet 270 x 185mm, 10½ x 7¼".
Baron Karol Otto Kniaziewicz (1762-1842), fought in the Polish-Russian war of 1792, the Kosciuszko Uprising in 1794, the Napoleonic Wars in the Polish Legions, including the Russian Campaign of 1812. During the November Uprising of 1830 he was a representative of the "Polish National Government" in Paris. A portrait from the collection of Leonard Chodzko (1800-71), a Polish historian active in the November Uprising of 1830 and the Great Emigration that followed it.
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