Jan Zizka in the Battle of Kutna Hora
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A sketch work for a historical painting that was never completed. It is the only time in his oeuvre that the artist refers to the war of liberation of the Czech people, the so-called Hussite Wars of 1419-1424. The painting shows blind Jan Žižka (c. 1360-1424) at the battle of Kutná Hora. He is being carried on a stretcher while giving orders to his assistant Prokop.
Author's signature and date on the bottom left: "JM. r 1884"