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Stanisław II Augustus Poniatowski (1732 - 1798) and Stanisław Poniatowski (1754 - 1833)

Andrzej Rottermund

in Grove Art Online

Volume Grove Art Online, issue Published in print August 1996 |
Published online January 1998 | e-ISBN: 9781884446054

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Polish family of patrons and collectors. The first member of the family to rise to prominence was Stanisław Poniatowski (1676–1762), a general in the service of Charles XII, King of Sweden, and Governor of Kraków Castle. He had eight children by his marriage to Konstancja Czartoryska (c. 1695–1759). His sons Kazimierz Poniatowski (1721–1800), Stanisław August Poniatowski, later (1)Stanisław II Augustus Poniatowski, King of Poland, Andrzej Poniatowski (1734–73) and Michał Jerzy Poniatowski (1736–94),

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