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.


  • Title: Portrait of John III Sobieski
  • Creator Lifespan: ca. 1620 - 1692 or 1698
  • Creator Nationality: Polish
  • Creator Gender: Male
  • Creator Death Place: Cracow (Poland)
  • Creator Birth Place: Cracow (Poland)?
  • 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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