About Artur Grottger

Artur Grottger is a famous Polish romantic painter and graphic artist, (1837 - 1867). The poem, "four erotic poems of senescence (2)" by Elżbieta Cichla-Czarniawska, refers to his stunning black and white drawings, grouped into the series: "Warszawa", "Polonia", "Lithuania" and "Wojna". The drawing that comes to mind while reading the poem is "Puszcza" ("The Forest") from the series "Lithuania":