Silver medal commemorating the marriage of Ladislaus IV Vasa and Cecilia Renata of Austria by Sebastian Dadler and Johann Höhn in Gdańsk, 1636, Zamek Królewski w Warszawie (ZKW)
William Davisson, Scottish chemist, physician and surgeon to the King of Poland by Pierre Lombard after Daniel Schultz, ca. 1651 (PD-art/old), LWL-Museum für Kunst und Kultur; having won the favors of the Queen Marie Louise Gonzaga, Davisson became physician of John II Casimir Vasa and the royal family and superintendent of the royal gardens from 1651 to 1667
Portrait of Ferdinando I de' Medici by follower of Scipione Pulzone, 1600s (PD-art/old), Zamek Królewski w Warszawie (ZKW); in a letter from September 10, 1595 Grand Duke of Tuscany recommended to Sigismund III Vasa two of his musicians Luca Marenzio and Francesco Rasi. The king of Poland offered Marenzio the huge salary of 1500 scudi per year and requested him to bring other musicians with him. Marenzio remained in Poland until mid-1598, while Rasi returned to Italy by November 1597
Detail of Gallery of Cornelis van der Geest by Willem van Haecht, 1628 (PD-art/old), Rubenshuis; in 1624, young Prince of Poland, Ladislaus Sigismund Vasa, the eldest son and heir of Sigismund III, embarked for a journey across Europe, as was in custom among Polish nobility. He travelled through territories of today's Germany, Belgium, Netherlands, where he admired the Siege of Breda by Spanish forces, France, Switzerland to Italy, Austria and Czechia
Portrait of a man, most probably of Pieter Claesz Soutman by Anthony van Dyck, ca. 1624 (PD-art/old), Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien; van Dyck met Soutman in Rubens’ studio and portrayed him many years later, by which time Soutman had become court painter to the King of Poland
Silver statue of Saint Andrew by Hans Jakob Bair in Augsburg, ca. 1620, Andreaskirche in Düsseldorf, commissioned by Sigismund III Vasa, who also commissioned a silver altar, which was accomplished after Bair's death in 1628 by his son Hans Jakob Bair II; the statue was offered by Anna Catherine Constance Vasa to Saint Andrew's Church in Düsseldorf in 1642
Trompe-l'œil decoration in the Gallery of the Villa Regia Palace in Warsaw by Giovanni Battista Gisleni, before 1659 (PD-art/old), Provincia di Milano; Gisleni designed the gallery for Queen Marie Louise Gonzaga (created between 1665 and 1667). The trompe-l'œil decoration imitated an open loggia with the landscape, and niches decorated with allegorical figures and statues including the Cesi Roma (Colossal Statue of Sitting Rome) and Farnese Hercules.
Detail of the wedding feast of King and Queen of Poland by François Campion, 1645 (PD-art/old), Bibliothèque nationale de France, banquet at Fontainebleau in honour of Marie Louise Gonzaga and Commonwealth's ambassador Gerard Denhoff