Retaking of Rus. Wealth and Education, 1366 AD, from the series “History of Civilization in Poland” (1888) - Jan Matejko - Canvas Print

Size: 14"x10" (35x25cm)
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The painting "Retaking of Rus. Wealth and Education" by Jan Matejko, which is part of the series "History of Civilization in Poland," depicts a historical event that took place in 1366 AD. The scene showcases the recapture of the city of Włodzimierz (Kiev) by the Polish forces under King Kazimierz III Wielki. This significant event marked the end of the Mongol invasion and the restoration of Polish rule over the area. Additionally, Matejko emphasizes the importance of education and wealth in this painting by depicting students studying within the city walls, symbolizing the preservation and continuation of learning even amidst war and conflict. The artwork also showcases the rich cultural heritage of Poland during that time period, with architectural details reflecting various styles from different regions of Europe. Overall, "Retaking of Rus. Wealth and Education" is a testament to Jan Matejko's exceptional talent as an artist and his ability to capture significant moments in Polish history through his artwork. The painting stands as a lasting reminder of the rich cultural legacy that has contributed to shaping modern-day Poland.

Retaking of Rus. Wealth and Education, 1366 AD, from the series “History of Civilization in Poland” (1888) - Jan Matejko - Canvas Print

  • Premium Quality: Hand stretched over a 38mm pine gallery frame with premium 330gsm cotton canvas.
  • Advanced Finish: Lacquered with satin varnish for UV protection, ensuring vibrant and lasting color.
  • Archival Grade Inks: Printed with archival-grade inks to resist fading, maintaining the artwork's beauty for years.
  • Ready to Hang: Each canvas comes ready to hang right out the box, making installation effortless.
  • Perfect for Any Space: Ideal for homes, offices, or as a gift, our prints add a touch of elegance to any room.

Available Sizes: 14"x10" (35x25cm)


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