Portrait of John III Sobieski

Jan Tricius1676

The Wilanów Palace Museum

The Wilanów Palace Museum

This ceremonial portrait was painted after the coronation of John III Sobieski in 1676, which is emphasized by the crown placed next to the king.

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  • Title: Portrait of John III Sobieski
  • Date Created: 1676
  • Technique: oil on canvas
  • Provenance: From 1913 the portrait belonged to the collection of the Tyszkiewicz family in Czerwony Dwór near Kaunas; afterwards it was transported to Warsaw and after the 2nd World War in 1949 donated by Benedykt Tyszkiewicz to the Wilanów gallery.
  • Physical Dimensions: w1130 x h1620 mm
  • Painter: Jan Tricius
  • Original Title: Portret Jana III Sobieskiego
  • Description: Signature of the painter at the bottom left corner: 'Jan Tricius pinxit AD 1676' was probably transposed in the 19th century.
  • Type: Painting
  • Rights: Wilanów Palace Museum, Photo: Z. Reszka

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