Collection

Portrait of Waclaw Rzewuski

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Basic information
ID
Ж-4117
Author
unknown
Name
Portrait of Waclaw Rzewuski
Date of creation
18th c.
Technique
oil painting
Material
canvas oil
Dimensions (height x width, cm)
81 x 64
Information about author
Author
unknown
Object description
Waclaw Rzewuski (1706–1779, Krzywda coat of arms) was a son of Stanislaw Mateusz Rzewuski and Ludwika Kunicka. His wife was Anna Lubomirska (c. 1717–1763), a daughter of Josef Lubomirski, voivode of Chernihiv. Waclaw Rzewuski was a Grand Crown Hetman, statesman and politician of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, and the owner of the Pidhirtsi Castle. The image follows the traditions typical of ceremonial and representative works of the 18th century, which are characterized by monumentality. Waclaw Rzewuski is depicted against the background of a massive column and crimson drapery, in knightly armor, with a blue ribbon and the Order of the White Eagle. The small-sized canvas was created by a provincial artist following the model of a ceremonial portrait of Waclaw Rzewuski (1730–1735; 230,5 x 174 cm; Lviv Historical Museum), which is attributed to Yurii Radyvylovskyi who worked in Kamianets-Podilskyi, Lviv, and Dubno.
Portrayed person
The name of the person portrayed
Waclaw Rzewuski
Lifetime of the person portrayed
1706–1779