Collection

Portrait of Michal Radziwill

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Basic information
ID
Ж-4279
Author
unknown
Name
Portrait of Michal Radziwill
Date of creation
18th c.
Technique
oil painting
Material
canvas oil
Dimensions (height x width, cm)
78 x 63
Additionally
Information about author
Author
unknown
Object description
Michal Kazimierz Radziwill (1702–1762, Traby coat of arms), nicknamed Rybenko, was a son of Karol Stanislaw Radziwill, the Grand Chancellor of Lithuania, and Anna Katarzyna Sanguszko, the daughter of the Surozh elder. Michal Kazimierz Radziwill was the ordinate of Olyka and Niasviz (1719), Equerry (koniuszy) of Lithuania (1728), Court Marshal of Lithuania (1734), Field Hetman of Lithuania and castellan of Trakai (Troki) (1735), castellan of Vilnius (1742), voivode of Vilnius and Grand Hetman of Lithuania (1744), cavalier of the Order of the White Eagle and the Order of St. Andrew the Apostle the First-Called. A half-length image represents a man three-quarters turned to the left, dressed in a crimson cloak with a fur lining over knightly armor. In the foreground, one can see the Order of the White Eagle. Michal Kazimierz Radziwill was awarded with it in 1727. Portrait features are painted carefully and without hiding the age of the portrayed.
Portrayed person
The name of the person portrayed
Michal Kazimierz Radziwill
Lifetime of the person portrayed
1702–1762