January Suchodolski was a Polish painter and Army officer, and a member of the Imperial Academy of Arts.
Suchodolski was a well known painter of battle scenes. He created many pictures of the war period, and was especially good in painting horses. Suchodolski is regarded primarily as a historical painter of battle scenes, but he also left numerous genre paintings and landscapes. His works can be found in the National Museums in Warsaw, Krakow, Poznan and Wroclaw, museums in Toruń and Rzeszów, Lublin, Gallery of paintings in Lviv, Hermitage in St. Petersburg and private collections in Poland and abroad.