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Sigismund Iii, King of Poland

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B00169225
Sigismund Iii, King of Poland

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Polish, 16th – 17th century, male.

Active from the beginning of 1587.

Born 20 June 1566, in Gripsholm; died 30 April 1632, in Warsaw.

Painter.

King Sigismund III was not only a connoisseur of art, but was himself a painter who produced some important compositions. It is not known if he was assisted in his work. His works include ...

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Subjects: Painting ; Renaissance Art

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