Portrait of Teofila Wisniowiecka, née Leszczynska
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Teofila Wisniowiecka, née Leszczynska (1681–1757) was the daughter of Waclaw Leszczynski, voivode of Podlasie, and Zofia Wisniowiecka, daughter of Dymitr Wisniowiecki. In 1753, after the death of her second husband Janusz Antoni Wisniowiecki (1741), Teofila entered the Dominican convent in Lviv under the name of Taida. She handed over all the estate to her daughter Franciszka. Teofila died on November 30, 1575, and was buried in the Dominican Church in Lviv. The bust-length portrait in the oval depicts a young woman against the background of the drapery. She is clothed in a luxurious low-necked dress and a red cloak lined with fur, which emphasizes the grandeur and representativeness of the image, as well as her belonging to the upper strata of society. Black curls of hair frame the forehead and temples, and clear eyebrow arches make the look more expressive. The plump lips resonate with the blush on her cheeks, accentuating a porcelain skin tone. The portrait is marked by exquisite colors. The work comes from the parish church of Bilyi Kamin village in Zolochiv district of Lviv region.
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