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17-MAY-2009 Jola Dziubinska

Gravestone To Jakub Sobieski

Zhovkva, Ukraine

In St.Laurence Catholic collegiate church.
Renaissance gravestone to Jakub Sobieski (1588 - 1646), father of Polish king Jan III Sobieski.
Made in Warsaw in 1692-93, in black marble with alabaster allegoric statues, by a famous sculptor Andrzej Schlüter.
It's located at the left side of the entrance to the presbytery from the nave.

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zyziza03-Jun-2009 18:10
Great homage!
Cindi Smith01-Jun-2009 13:30
Very nice image, Love the history behind it!
Mihai01-Jun-2009 12:31
Very, very nice ! Vote!
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