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Today we will talk about the curious case of Jan Alojzy Matejko, Poland’s oil on canvas historical painter. While recognized as a national artist in Poland, Matejko was subject to lifetime censure by the Russian empire due to his Polish revival themes. He was not just an artist. He was a true Polish patriot and … Continue reading Polish historical painters – the curious case of Jan Alojzy Matejko (1838-1893) – Part I