Portrait of Jan Zamojski
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Jan Zamojski (?–1614) was a Polish nobleman, statesman, Roman Catholic religious figure, and a diplomat. Between 1604 and 1614, he was the Archbishop of Lviv. Jan Zamojski studied abroad. He was an ambassador to Rome and the Ottoman Empire. The dark background of the portrait merges with the dark clothes of the archbishop. The sharp light spots are a head of the man portrayed, a wide white collar, as well as his hands and white cuffs. In the foreground, there is a table with a crucifix on it that is indicative of man's piety. A face with dark insightful eyes is depicted thoroughly. At the top of the work there is a coat of arms and an inscription: “IOANNES ZAMOISKI | ARH LLEOPOI | ABBAS PLOPSI | OBIIT DIE З APRIL.. I | A. D. 1614 ATATIS SVA ...”.
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