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STANISLAS I LESZCZYNSKI (1677 - 1766), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
STANISLAS I LESZCZYNSKI (1677 - 1766), Painter

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Polish, 18th century, male.

Born 20 October 1677, in Lemberg (now Lviv, Ukraine); died 23 February 1766, in Lunéville France.

Painter. Portraits.

Twice King of Poland and twice forced out of office by military invasions, Stanislas I Leszczynski went eventually in exile to Versailles. His daughter married the King of France and he was rewarded with the Duchy of Lorraine and Bar in fief. A patron

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