Portrait of Franciszek Salezy Potocki
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Franciszek Salezy Potocki (1700–1772) was a son of Jozef Potocki and Teofila Cetner. He was a voivode of Belz, Carver (krajczy) of the Crown, voivode of Volyn and Kyiv. Franciszek Salezy Potocki was the owner of Chervonohrad (Khrystynopil), a philanthropist, who built hospitals. He was married twice; his first wife was Zofia Rzeczycka, the second one – Anna Potocka, the mother of Stanislaw Szczesny, who founded Sofiyivka Park in Uman. The bust-length image of the man is portrayed in a traditional manner. In the dark background, there is a carefully painted figure of a man turned three–quarters to the right, in knightly armour, and with a blue ribbon and the Order of the White Eagle. The red cape lined with fur is a bright spot in the portrait. Painted in a planar manner, the portrayal of Franciszek Salezy Potocki is characterized by bright colors and detailing of the image and accessories.
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