Collection

Portrait of Stanislaw August Poniatowski

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Basic information
ID
Ж-5941
Author
unknown
Name
Portrait of Stanislaw August Poniatowski
Date of creation
18th c.
Technique
oil painting
Material
canvas oil
Dimensions (height x width, cm)
73 x 56.5
Additionally
Type
painting
Genre
portraiture
Information about author
Author
unknown
Object description
Stanislaw August Poniatowski (1732–1798) was a son of Stanislaw Poniatowski, a castellan of Krakow, and Konstancja Czartoryska, a castellan of Vilnius. He was Grand Pantler of Lithuania, a statesman and military leader, and a representative of the noble Poniatowski family. In 1764, he was elected King of Poland and crowned in Warsaw. Stanislaw August Poniatowski was the last Polish king. The bust-length image of a man, turned three-quarters to the right, is depicted on a dark background. The king is painted with a blue ribbon and the Order of the White Eagle.
Portrayed person
The name of the person portrayed
Stanislaw August Poniatowski
Lifetime of the person portrayed
1732–1798