A painter and draughtsman, chiefly of figure subjects, FeliksTopolski was born in Warsaw in 1907, and studied at the Academy of Art there before going on to study in Italy and Paris. In 1935 he settled in England, and was Official Polish war artist during World War II, painting air-raid subjects in London and also working with the armies in Russia. Feliks Topolski exhibited internationally, and is represented in many public collections.