Three rather splendid paintings by the much-loved Polish artist, Jacek Malczewski. Click on any image to enlarge.
Jan Matejko (1838–1893) was a Polish painter known for paintings of notable historical Polish political and military events. His works include large oil on canvas paintings such as Astronomer Copernicus, Union of Lublin, the Battle of Grunwald, and murals in St. Mary’s Basilica in Krakow. If you ask any Pole to name their favourite Polish artist most will put Jan Matejko at the top of their list.
Related page on Polish Poland: a list of great Polish artists (painters).