Jan Matejko ~ Self-portrait ~ 1892 ~ Jan Matejko Academy of Fine Arts ~ Kraków, Poland ~ The first President of the Academy was painter Jan Matejko (Polish, 1838-1893) who brought in other leading artists as professors. He was a Polish painter known for paintings of notable historical Polish political and military events.
Wladyslaw White in Dijon - Jan Matejko
Jan III Sobieski, King of Poland. Knowing that the French would take advantage of his absence, he still refused to leave Vienna to the Ottomans, instead bringing his army to the city's defense. Because of his actions, Europe was saved.
Czego uczy nas Konstytucja 3 maja i kto powinien siedzieć na miejscu „Stańczyka” (Matejki).”Kasandra” Jacka Kaczmarskiego.