Polish History through Art

Polish history is long and colorful, and what better way to tell this story than through art? Here are some featured images and photographs throughout Polish history.
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Hartwig, Edward (1909-2003) [Warszawa, Ośrodek Sztuki Współczesnej]. Polona, the new project of The National Library, releases thousands of unique photographs, graphics and much more via website polona.pl.

Hartwig, Edward (1909-2003) [Warszawa, Ośrodek Sztuki Współczesnej]. Polona, the new project of The National Library, releases thousands of unique photographs, graphics and much more via website polona.pl.

Wojciech Gerson, Dymitr of Goray and Jadwiga, source:  CC BY-SA 3.0 / Wikimedia Commons

Wojciech Gerson, Dymitr of Goray and Jadwiga, source: CC BY-SA 3.0 / Wikimedia Commons

Dorys, Benedykt Jerzy (1901-1990) [Suknia wieczorowa z Domu Mód Bogusława Hersego w Warszawie]. Polona, the new project of The National Library, releases thousands of unique photographs, graphics and much more via website polona.pl.

Dorys, Benedykt Jerzy (1901-1990) [Suknia wieczorowa z Domu Mód Bogusława Hersego w Warszawie]. Polona, the new project of The National Library, releases thousands of unique photographs, graphics and much more via website polona.pl.

Jan Matejko, Rejtan - the Fall of Poland, 1866, source: source: CC BY-SA 3.0 / Wikimedia

Jan Matejko, Rejtan - the Fall of Poland, 1866, source: source: CC BY-SA 3.0 / Wikimedia

Ernest Lissner, The Poles surrender the Moscow Kremlin to Prince Pozharsky in 1612; source: CC BY-SA 3.0 / Wikimedia

Ernest Lissner, The Poles surrender the Moscow Kremlin to Prince Pozharsky in 1612; source: CC BY-SA 3.0 / Wikimedia

Jan Matejko, Stańczyk, oil on canvass, 88 × 120 cm, courtesy of the National Museum in Warsaw

Jan Matejko, Stańczyk, oil on canvass, 88 × 120 cm, courtesy of the National Museum in Warsaw

Jan Matejko, Battle of Grunwald / Bitwa pod Grunwaldem, 1878, oil on canvas, 426 x 987 cm, From the collection of the National Museum in Warsaw (MNW), photo: courtesy of MNW

Jan Matejko, Battle of Grunwald / Bitwa pod Grunwaldem, 1878, oil on canvas, 426 x 987 cm, From the collection of the National Museum in Warsaw (MNW), photo: courtesy of MNW

Władysław Łuszkiewicz, Casimir the Great Visiting Esther, from the collection of Lviv National Art Gallery; Source: CC BY-SA 3.0 / Wikimedia Commons

Władysław Łuszkiewicz, Casimir the Great Visiting Esther, from the collection of Lviv National Art Gallery; Source: CC BY-SA 3.0 / Wikimedia Commons

Fragment of the painting Rejtan - the Fall of Poland by Jan Matejko, 1866, source: CC BY-SA 3.0 / Wikimedia Commons

Fragment of the painting Rejtan - the Fall of Poland by Jan Matejko, 1866, source: CC BY-SA 3.0 / Wikimedia Commons

Dorys, Benedykt Jerzy (1901-1990) [Alina Halska w "Pani Walewskiej", Teatr im. Wojciecha Bogusławskiego w Warszawie]. Polona, the new project of The National Library, releases thousands of unique photographs, graphics and much more via website polona.pl.

Dorys, Benedykt Jerzy (1901-1990) [Alina Halska w "Pani Walewskiej", Teatr im. Wojciecha Bogusławskiego w Warszawie]. Polona, the new project of The National Library, releases thousands of unique photographs, graphics and much more via website polona.pl.

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