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Portrait of Polish King Mykhailo Vyshnevetsky. 1669.

Portrait of Polish King Mykhailo Vyshnevetsky. 1669.

Engraving. 222 x 160.
Under the image: Michel Koribut Wisnowisky. Par la Grace de Dieu Roy de Pologne, Grand Duc de Lithuanie, & c. Elu le 19e Juin 1669; below: A Paris Chèz P. Bertrand Rüe St Jacques à la Pome d'or Pres St Severin. Avec Privil du Roy.
The author of the engraving is established by means of comparison with a similar engraving of N. Larmessin, which is kept in the National Library of Poland.
A companion portrait – Eleanor Maria of Austria (wife of Mykhailo Vyshnevetsky) – in the collection of the National Library of Poland, signed: De Larmessin Sculpebat.
There is a sticker of the former owner of the engraving on the back: K. Berezowski.
Inv. G. 271.
Literature: Firmin-Didot, t. 2, p. 16.
Vyshnevetsky, Mykhailo Korybut (1640–1673) – King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania (since 1669).

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