Polish national costume by Jan Aloizy Matejko

From a young age, Jan Matejko sketched historical monuments, national costumes, the interior of churches. In addition, he made extracts from the medieval folios of the Jagiellonian Library. He carefully

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Skargi’s Sermon by Jan Aloiy Mateiko

Each picture Mateyko preceded sketches. Many of them have survived to our days, and we have the opportunity to trace the process of creating the work. For example, initially in

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Disciples by Jan Aloysius Mateiko

Young artists, no doubt, respected strict Professor Matejko. But, nevertheless, many reproached him for conservatism, rejection of new trends; the students, not listening to the prohibitions of the professor, sought

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Prussian Tribute by Jan Aloiy Mateiko

On April 10, 1525, the last Grand Master of the Order of the Crusaders and the first secular ruler of Prussia, Prince Albert Hohenzollern, took the vassal oath to King

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