Portrait of Jan Dobrogost Krasiński

Michelangelo Pallonica. 1700

The Wilanów Palace Museum

The Wilanów Palace Museum
Warsaw, Poland

Jan Dobrogost Krasiński, the voivode of Płock, was one of the most loyal friends and advisers of King John III Sobieski. The author of the portrait was brought over from Italy by the Pac family around 1674. After the Battle of Vienna he worked predominantly for John III Sobieski and Krasiński. After the death of the monarch, his prime patron was Krasiński, and Palloni moved from Warsaw to Węgrów. The portrait from Wilanów collection originates from a period when Krasiński was already gravely ill and shows him sitting in an armchair.


  • Title: Portrait of Jan Dobrogost Krasiński
  • Creator Lifespan: 1637 - between 1711 and 1713
  • Creator Nationality: Italian
  • Creator Gender: Male
  • Creator Death Place: Węgrów near Warsaw (Poland)
  • Creator Birth Place: Campi near Florence (Italy)
  • Date Created: ca. 1700
  • Technique: oil on canvas
  • Physical Dimensions: w1000 x h1370 mm
  • Painter: Michelangelo Palloni
  • Original Title: Portret Jana Dobrogosta Krasińskiego
  • Type: Painting
  • Rights: Wilanów Palace Museum, Photo: Z. Reszka

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