Bibliography of Art in Poland, Ruthenia, Lithuania, and Prussia, 1400-1800

This page (updated regularly) lists books and articles written in English, German, French, Dutch and Italian on the subject of art and visual culture in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth. Key works by historians of literature, politics and culture are also included.


  1. Białostocki, Jan. The Art of the Renaissance in Eastern Europe: Hungary - Bohemia - Poland ( London: Phaidon Press, 1976).

  2. Fiszman, Samuel (ed.). The Polish Renaissance in its European Context (Indiana University Press, 1988).

  3. Grabski, Józef. 'Polish Renaissance Art and the Art of the Renaissance in Poland', in Poland - China: Art and Cultural Heritage, ed. Joanna Wasilewska (Cracow: Jagiellonian University Press, 2011), 37-46.

  4. Hempel, Eberhard. Baroque Art and Architecture in Central Europe: Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Hungary, Czechoslovakia, Poland. Penguin, 1965.

  5. Karpowicz, Mariusz. Baroque in Poland (Warsaw: Arkady, 1991).

  6. Kaufmann, Thomas DaCosta. Court, Cloister, and City: The Art and Culture of Central Europe, 1450-1800 (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1995).

  7. Kozakiewicz, Stefan. The Renaissance in Poland (Warsaw: Arkady, 1976).

  8. Ostrowski, Jan K. 'Art in Poland from the Renaissance to the Rococo', in Polonia. Tesoros y colecciones artísticas, ed. Beata Biedrońska-Słota, exh. cat., Palacio Real de Madrid (Madrid, 2011), 19-37.

  9. ____. 'Forgotten Baroque Borderland', in Poland - China: Art and Cultural Heritage, ed. Joanna Wasilewska (Cracow: Jagiellonian University Press, 2011), 63-72.

  10. Polish Commonwealth Treasures: On the History of Polish Collecting from the 13th Century to the Late 18th, ed. Lech Majewski (Olszanica: Bosz, 2008).

  11. Segel, Harold B. Renaissance Culture in Poland: The Rise of Humanism, 1470-1543 (Cornell University Press, 1989).

  12. Szulakowska, Urszula. Renaissance and Baroque Art and Culture in the Eastern Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, 1506-1696 (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2018).

  13. Zahorska, Stefania. 'Popular Trends in Polish Renaissance Painting', The Burlington Magazine for Connoisseurs 86, no. 502 (January 1945): 20-25.


  1. Berezhnaya, Liliya and John-Paul Himka. The World to Come: Ukrainian Images of the Last Judgment. Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute, 2015.

  2. Dmitrieva, Marina. Italien in Sarmatien. Studien zum Kulturtransfer im östlichen Europa in der Zeit der Renaissance (Stuttgart: Steiner: 2008).

  3. Guile, Carolyn. Remarks on Architecture: The Vitruvian Tradition in Enlightenment Poland (Penn State University Press, 2015).

  4. Jagodzinski, Sabine. Die Türkenkriege im Spiegel der polnisch-litauischen Adelskultur: Kommemoration und Repräsentation bei den Żólkiewski, Sobieski und Radziwiłł (Ostfildern: Jan Thorbecke Verlag, 2013).

  5. Koutny-Jones, Aleksandra. Visual Cultures of Death in Central Europe: Contemplation and Commemoration in Early Modern Poland-Lithuania (Brill, 2015).

  6. Labno, Jeannie. Commemorating the Polish Renaissance Child: Funeral Monuments and Their European Context (Ashgate, 2011).

  7. Labuda, Adam S. Die Tafelmalerei in Danzig in der zweiten Hälfte des 15. Jahrhunderts (Institut für Kunst- und Bildgeschichte der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, 2015).

  8. Lipińska, Aleksandra. Moving Sculptures: Southern Netherlandish Alabasters from the 16th to 17th Centuries in Central and Northern Europe (Brill, 2015).

  9. Maniura, Robert. Pilgrimage to Images in the Fifteenth Century: The Origins of the Cult of Our Lady of Częstochowa (Boydell Press, 2004).

  10. Rodov, Ilia M. The Torah Ark in Renaissance Poland: A Jewish Revival of Classical Antiquity (Brill, 2013).

  11. Skibiński, Franciszek. Willem Van Den Blocke: A Sculptor of the Low Countries in the Baltic Region. Brepols, 2020.

  12. Tygielski, Wojciech. Italians in Early Modern Poland : The Lost Opportunity for Modernization? Trans. Katarzyna Popowicz. Frankfurt: Peter Lang, 2015.


For a comprehensive bibliography of early modern Polish-Lithuanian and east-central European history up to 2012, see Anna M. Cienciala's compilation:

  1. Augustyniak, Urszula. History of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth: State - Society - Culture (Frankfurt: Peter Lang, 2015).

  2. Batou, Jean and Henryk Szlajfer (ed.). Western Europe, Eastern Europe and World Development 13th-18th Centuries: Collection of Essays of Marian Małowist (Leiden: Brill, 2010).

  3. Biskupski, M.B. and James S. Pula (ed.). Polish Democratic Thought from the Renaissance to the Great Emigration: Essays and Documents (Boulder: 1990).

  4. Bloch, Alfred. The Real Poland: An Anthology of National Self-Perception (New York: Continuum, 1982).

  5. Bogucka, Maria. The Lost World of the 'Sarmatians': Custom as the Regulator of Polish Social Life in Early Modern Times (Warsaw: Polish Academy of Sciences, 1996).

  6. ____. 'Amsterdam and the Baltic in the First Half of the Seventeenth Century', The Economic History Review 26, no. 3 (1973): 433-447.

  7. Butterwick, Richard (ed.). The Polish-Lithuanian Monarchy in European Context, c. 1500-1795 (Palgrave, 2001).

  8. Butterwick, Richard, and Wioletta Pawlikowska (ed.). Social and Cultural Relations in the Grand Duchy of Lithuania: Microhistories. Routledge, 2019.

  9. Chwalba, Andrzej, and Krzysztof Zamorski (ed.). The Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth: History, Memory, Legacy. Routledge, 2020.

  10. Davies, Norman. God's playground: a history of Poland, vol. 1. The Origins to 1795 (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1981).

  11. ____. Heart of Europe: The Past in Poland's Present (Oxford University Press, 1984).

  12. Długosz, Magdalena, Piotr O. Scholz, Martin Faber. Sarmatismus versus Orientalismus in Mitteleuropa / Sarmatyzm versus orientalizm w Europie Środkowej (Frank & Timme, 2012).

  13. Fedorowicz, J. K., Maria Bogucka and Henryk Samsonowicz (ed.). A Republic of Nobles: Studies in Polish History to 1864 (Cambridge University Press, 1982).

  14. Friedrich, Karin and Pendzioch, Barbara M. (ed.) Citizenship and Identity in a Multinational Commonwealth (Brill, 2009).

  15. Frost, Robert I. The Oxford History of Poland-Lithuania, vol. 1 The Making of the Polish-Lithuanian Union, 1385-1569 (Oxford University Press, 2015).

  16. Kamiński, Andrzej. Republic vs. Autocracy: Poland-Lithuania and Russia, 1686-1697. Harvard University Press, 1992.

  17. Kloczowski, Jerzy. A History of Polish Christianity (Cambridge University Press, 2008).

  18. Knoll, Paul W. 'Religious Toleration in Sixteenth-Century Poland: Political Realities and Social Constraints', in Diversity and Dissent: Negotiating Religious Difference in Central Europe, 1500–1800, ed. Howard Louthan, Gary B. Cohen, and Franz A. J. Szabo (New York: Berghahn, 2011), 30–52.

  19. Kopczyński, Michał and Wojciech Tygielski (ed.). Under a Common Sky: Ethnic Groups of the Commonwealth of Poland-Lithuania (New York: PIASA Books, 2017).

  20. Kula, Witold. An Economic Theory of the Feudal System: Towards a Model of the Polish Economy 1500-1800 (Verso, 1987).

  21. Mączak, Antoni, Henryk Samsonowicz and Peter Burke (ed.). East-Central Europe in Transition: From the Fourteenth to the Seventeenth Century (Cambridge University Press, 1985).

  22. Miller, Jaroslav. Urban Societies in East Central Europe, 1500-1700 (Ashgate, 2008).

  23. Nowakowska, Natalia (ed.). Remembering the Jagiellonians (Routledge, 2018).

  24. Plokhy, Serhii. The Origins of the Slavic Nations: Premodern Identities in Russia, Ukraine and Belarus (Cambridge University Press, 2006).

  25. Snyder, Timothy. The Reconstruction of Nations: Poland, Ukraine, Lithuania, Belarus, 1569-1999 (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2003).

  26. Stone, Daniel Z. The Polish-Lithuanian State, 1386-1795 (Seattle: University of Washington Press: 2001).

  27. Tazbir, Janusz. A State without Stakes: Polish Religious Toleration in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries (New York: Kosciuszko Foundation, 1973).

  28. ____. La Republique nobiliare et le monde (Wrocław: Ossolineum, 1986).

  29. ____. Poland: A Rampart of Christian Europe (Warsaw: Interpress, 1987).

  30. Wandycz, Piotr S. The Price of Freedom: A History of East Central Europe from the Middle Ages to the Present. Routledge, 2001.

  31. Wyrobisz, Andrzej. 'Power and Towns in the Polish Gentry Commonwealth: The Polish-Lithuanian State in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries', Theory and Society 18, no. 5 (1989): 611-630.


  1. Bajer, Peter-Paul. Scots in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, 16th to 18th Centuries: The Formation and Disappearance of an Ethnic Group (Brill, 2012).

  2. Bogucka, Maria. Women in Early Modern Polish Society, Against the European Background. Routledge, 2004.

  3. Bömelburg, Hans-Jürgen. Frühneuzeitliche Nationen im östlichen Europa: Das polnische Geschichtsdenken und die Reichweite einer humanistischen Nationalgeschichte, 1500-1700 (Wiesbaden, 2006).

  4. Butterwick, Richard. The Polish Revolution and the Catholic Church, 1788-1792: A Political History. Oxford University Press, 2012.

  5. ____. The Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, 1733-1795: Light and Flame. Yale University Press, 202.

  6. Carter, Francis W. Trade and Urban Development in Poland: An Economic Geography of Cracow, from Its Origins to 1795 (Cambridge UP, 1994).

  7. Friedrich, Karin. The Other Prussia: Royal Prussia, Poland and Liberty, 1569-1772 (Cambridge University Press, 2000).

  8. Frick, David. Kith, Kin, and Neighbors: Communities and Confessions in Seventeenth-Century Wilno (Cornell University Press, 2013).

  9. Frost, Robert I. After the Deluge: Poland-Lithuania and the Second Northern War, 1655-1660 (Cambridge University Press, 1993).

  10. Glomski, Jacqueline. Patronage and Humanist Literature in the Age of the Jagiellons: Court and Career in the Writings of Rudolf Agricola Junior, Valentin Eck, and Leonard Cox (University of Toronto Press, 2007).

  11. Grześkowiak-Krwawicz, Anna. The Political Discourse of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, trans. Daniel J. Sax. Routledge, 2021.

  12. ____. Queen Liberty: The Concept of Freedom in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, trans. Daniel J. Sax. Brill, 2012.

  13. Hundert, Gershon David. Jews in Poland-Lithuania in the Eighteenth Century: A Genealogy of Modernity (University of California Press, 2004).

  14. Ijäs, Miia. 'Res publica' Redefined? The Polish-Lithuanian Transition Period of the 1560s and 1570s in the Context of European State Formation Processes. Frankfurt: Peter Lang, 2016.

  15. Kamusella, Tomasz. The Un-Polish Poland, 1989 and the Illusion of Regained Historical Continuity. Palgrave, 2017.

  16. Knoll, Paul W. A Pearl of Powerful Learning: The University of Cracow in the Fifteenth Century (Leiden: Brill, 2016).

  17. Kosior, Katarzyna. Becoming a Queen in Early Modern Europe: East and West. Palgrave, 2019.

  18. Kożuchowski, Adam. Unintended Affinities: Nineteenth-Century German and Polish Historians on the Holy Roman Empire and the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth. University of Pittsburgh Press, 2019.

  19. Lukowski, Jerzy. The Partitions of Poland 1772, 1793, 1795. Routledge, 1999.

  20. ____. Disorderly Liberty: The Political Culture of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth in the Eighteenth Century (Bloomsbury Academic, 2010).

  21. ____. Liberty's Folly: The Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth in the Eighteenth Century 1697-1795 (Routledge, 1991).

  22. Mączak, Antoni. Money, Prices and Power in Poland, 16th–17th Centuries: A Comparative Approach. Routledge, 1995.

  23. Mróz, Lech. Roma-Gypsy Presence in the Polish-lithuanian Commonwealth: 15th-18th Centuries (Central European University Press, 2016).

  24. Murphy, Curtis G. From Citizens to Subjects: City, State, and the Enlightenment in Poland, Ukraine, and Belarus (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2018).

  25. Norkus, Zenonas. An Unproclaimed Empire: The Grand Duchy of Lithuania: From the Viewpoint of Comparative Historical Sociology of Empires. Routledge, 2018.

  26. Nowakowska, Natalia. King Sigismund of Poland and Martin Luther: The Reformation before Confessionalization (Oxford University Press, 2018).

  27. ____. Church, State and Dynasty in Renaissance Poland: the Career of Cardinal Fryderyk Jagiellon, 1468-1503 (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2007).

  28. Ostling, Michael. Between the Devil and the Host: Imagining Witchcraft in Early Modern Poland (Oxford University Press, 2011).

  29. Pietrzyk-Reeves, Dorota. Polish Republican Discourse in the Sixteenth Century, trans. Teresa Bałuk-Ulewiczowa. Cambridge University Press, 2020.

  30. Rosu, Felicia. Elective Monarchy in Transylvania and Poland-Lithuania, 1569-1587 (Oxford University Press, 2017).

  31. Stolarski, Piotr. Friars on the Frontier: Catholic Renewal and the Dominican Order in Southeastern Poland, 1594-1648 (Ashgate, 2013).

  32. Teller, Adam. Rescue the Surviving Souls: The Great Jewish Refugee Crisis of the Seventeenth Century. Princeton University Press, 2020.

  33. Teter, Magda. Jews and Heretics in Catholic Poland: A Beleaguered Church in the Post-Reformation Era (Cambridge University Press, 2006).

  34. ____. Sinners on Trial: Jews and Sacrilege after the Reformation (Harvard University Press, 2011).

  35. Wagner-Rundell, Benedict. The Politics of Virtue in Early Modern Poland-Lithuania: Common Wealth, Common Good (Oxford University Press, 2015).

  36. Wyporska, Wanda. Witchcraft in Early Modern Poland, 1500-1800 (Palgrave, 2013).


  1. Court Art of Vasa Dynasty in Poland, ed. Andrzej Fischinger, Cracow: Wawel Castle (Cracow, 1976).

  2. De prinselijke pelgrimstocht. De grand tour van Prins Ladislas van Polen 1624-1625, ed. Andrzej Rottermund, Antwerp: Koninklijk Museum voor Schone Kunsten (Ghent: Snoeck-Ducaju & Zoon, 1997).

  3. Europa Jagellonica: Art and Culture in Central Europe under the Jagiellonian Dynasty, 1386-1572, ed. Jiří Fajt, Kutná Hora: Gallery of the Central Bohemian Region, Warsaw: Royal Castle, Potsdam: Haus der Brandenburgisch-Preußischen Geschichte (Kutná Hora: GASK, 2012).

  4. Jan III. Sobieski: Ein polnischer König in Wien, ed. Paweł Jaskanis, Stella Rollig. Vienna: Belvedere (Munich: Hirmer Verlag, 2017).

  5. Land of the Winged Horsemen: Art in Poland 1672-1764, ed. Jan K. Ostrowski et al., Baltimore: Walters Art Gallery, Chicago: The Art Institute of Chicago, San Diego: The San Diego Museum of Art (Yale University Press, 1999).

  6. Leonardo Da Vinci and the Splendour of Poland: A History of Collecting and Patronage, ed. Laurie Winters et al., Milwaukee Art Museum, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco (Milwaukee Art Museum, 2002).

  7. The Orient in Polish Art, ed. Beata Biedrońska-Słota, National Museum in Cracow (Cracow: National Museum, 1992).

  8. The Sultan's World: The Ottoman Orient in Renaissance Art, ed. Robert Born, Michał Dziewulski, Guido Messling. Centre for Fine Arts, Brussels; and the National Museum in Kraków (Ostfildern: Hatje Cantz, 2015).

  9. Tür an Tür: Polen - Deutschland 1000 Jahre Kunst und Geschichte, ed. Anda Rottenberg, Berlin: Martin Gropius Bau, Warsaw: Royal Castle (DuMont-Verlag, 2011).

  10. Uylenburgh and Son: Art and Commerce from Rembrandt to De Lairesse 1625-1675, ed. Friso Lamertse, and Jaap van der Veen, Amsterdam: The Rembrandt House Museum, London: Dulwich Picture Gallery (Zwolle: Wanders Publishers, 2006).

  11. Under a Common Sky: The Commonwealth of Many Nations, Religions and Cultures, 16th-18th c., Warsaw: Royal Castle (Museum of Polish History, 2012).

  12. Where East Meets West: Portrait of Personages of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, 1576-1763, ed. Jerzy Malinowski, Warsaw: National Museum (National Museum in Warsaw, 1993).


  1. Grusiecki, Tomasz. 'Going Global? An Attempt to Challenge the Peripheral Position of Early Modern Polish-Lithuanian Painting in the Historiography of Art', The Polish Review 57, no. 4 (December 2012): 3–26.

  2. ____. 'Uprooting Origins: Polish-Lithuanian Art and the Challenge of Pluralism', in Globalising East European Art Histories: Past and Present, ed. Beáta Hock and Anu Allas (Routledge, 2018), 25-38.


  1. Kaufmann, Thomas DaCosta. 'National Stereotypes, Prejudice, and Aesthetic Judgments in the Historiography of Art', in Art History, Aesthetics, Visual Studies, ed. Michael Ann Holly and Keith Moxey (Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, 2002), 71-84.

  2. ____. Toward a Geography of Art (Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2004).

  3. Kłoda, Emilia and Adam Szeląg. '"Ribald man with a cranky look". The Sarmatian portrait as the pop-cultural symbol of Baroque art in Poland'. Journal of Art Historiography 15 (December 2016): 1-27.


  1. Capelletti, Leonardo. Bartolomeo Berrecci da Pontassieve: Un genio del Rinascimento tra arte e filosofia (Florence: Polistampa, 2011).

  2. Gyssling, Walter. Anton Möller und Seine Schule (Strassburg, 1916).

  3. Schulz, Anne Markham. Giammaria Mosca Called Padovano: A Renaissance Sculptor in Italy and Poland (Penn State Press, 1998).


  1. Białostocki, Jan. 'The Descent from the Cross in Works by Peter Paul Rubens and His Studio', The Art Bulletin 46, no. 4 (December 1964): 511-524.

  2. Chrościcki, Juliusz. 'Rembrandt's Polish Rider: Allegory or Portrait?', in Ars auro prior: Studia Ioanni Bialostocki sexagenarian dicta, ed. Juliusz Chrościcki (Warsaw: PWN, 1981), 441-448.

  3. Grusiecki, Tomasz. 'Connoisseurship from Below: Art Collecting and Participatory Politics in Poland-Lithuania, 1587–1648', Journal of the History of Collections 29, no. 2 (2017): 209–226.

  4. Musiał, Aleksander. 'Mentem Mortalia Tangunt: Fragments and Fetishes in Puławy Landscape Garden (1794-1831),' Oxford Art Journal 42, no. 3 (2019): 355–372.

  5. Wyrobisz, Andrzej. 'The Arts and Social Prestige in Poland between the Sixteenth and Eighteenth Centuries” in A Republic of Nobles: Studies in Polish History to 1864, ed. J. K. Fedorowicz (Cambridge University Press, 1982), 153-178.


  1. Fabiański, Marcin. 'On King, Priest, and Wanton Girls. Looking at Flemish Renaissance Tapestries in Kraków', Source: Notes in the History of Art 29, no. 2 (Winter 2010): 8-14.

  2. ____. 'Renaissance Nudes as 'materia exercendae virtutis'? A Contemporary Account of the Royal Tapestries in Cracow', Artibus et Historiae 32, no. 64 (2011): 243-276.

  3. ____. 'The Beginnings of Woodcut Portrait in Poland: The Images of King Sigismund I against Their Literary Background', Artibus et Historiae 38, no. 76 (2017): 259-289.

  4. Jakobiec, Katie. 'Polish Stone, Venetian Glass and Red Hungarian Marble: The Materials of a Renaissance Chapel in Jagiellonian Poland', in The Matter of Art: Materials, Practices, Cultural Logics, c.1250–1750, ed. Christy Anderson, Anne Dunlop and Pamela H. Smith (Manchester University Press, 2015), 263-282.

  5. Jurkowlaniec, Grażyna. 'The Artistic Patronage of Ladislaus Jagiełło: Beyond the Opposition Between Byzantium and the Renaissance', in Byzantium and Renaissance: Dialogue of Cultures, Heritage of Antiquity Tradition and Modernity, ed. Michał Janocha et al. (Warsaw, 2012), 271-281.

  6. Lewalski, Kenneth F. 'Sigismund I of Poland: Renaissance King and Patron', Studies in the Renaissance 14 (1967): 49-72.

  7. Mossakowski, Stanisław. King Sigismund Chapel at Cracow Cathedral, 1515-1533 (Cracow: IRSA, 2012).

  8. ____. 'The Sigismund Chapel (1515-1533): Mausoleum of King Sigismund within the Circle of Humanist Ideas of the Jagiellons' Court in Cracow', Ars 42, no. 1 (2009): 153-167.

  9. Tworek, Michael T. 'The Polish Castiglione: Łukasz Górnicki, Padua, and the Education of the “Domestic Pole”', in Renaissance Studies in Honor of Joseph Connors, ed. Machtelt Israëls and Louis A.Waldman (Florence: Villa I Tatti, 2013), 475-480.


  1. Gołoś, Jerzy. 'Italian Baroque Opera in Seventeenth-Century Poland', The Polish Review 8, no. 2 (1963): 67-75.

  2. Lammertse, Friso. 'Van Dyck's Apostles Series, Hendrick Uylenburgh and Sigismund III', The Burlington Magazine 144, no. 1188 (March 2002): 140-146.

  3. Przybyszewska-Jarmińska, Barbara. 'The Careers of Italian Musicians Employed by the Polish Vasa Kings (1587–1668)', Musicology Today (2009): 26-43.

  4. ____. 'The Music Courts of the Polish Vasas', De Musica 14 (2008): 1-14.

  5. Szmydki, Ryszard. Prince Ladislaus Sigismund Vasa’s Artistic Contacts with Antwerp: Mathieu Rouault’s Diplomatic Mission to Poland in 1626 (Royal Castle in Warsaw, 2002).

  6. Targosz-Kretowa, Karolina. 'Le theatre d'opera a la cour de Ladislaus IV', Revue de la Societé d'Histoire du Theatre 19, no. 1 (1967): 33-56.

  7. Żukowski, Jacek. 'Ephemeral Architecture in the Service of Vladislaus IV Vasa', in Ceremonial Entries in Early Modern Europe: The Iconography of Power, ed. J.R. Mulryne, Maria Ines Aliverti, and Anna Maria Testaverde (Ashgate, 2015), 189-219.


  1. Arciszewska, Barbara. 'A Golden Age for a Changing Nation: Polish National Identity and the Histories of the Wilanów Residence of King Jan III Sobieski', Architectural History 49 (2006): 101-128. E

  2. Eisler, Colin. 'The "Rabbi" of the "Sobieski hours": Jewish Scholarship and the Spell of Christian Art', Artibus et Historiae 20, no. 40 (1999): 117-124.

  3. Żygulski, Zdzisław Jr. 'The Prophetic Shield of John III Sobieski and the Edict of Milan', Artibus et Historiae 35, no. 69 (2014): 305–326.


  1. Butterwick, Richard. Poland's Last King and English Culture: Stanislaw August Poniatowski, 1732-1798 (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1998).

  2. Gordon-Smith, Maria. 'Jean Pillement at the Court of King Stanisław August of Poland (1765-1767)', Artibus et Historiae 26, no. 52 (2005): 129-163.


  1. Grusiecki, Tomasz. 'Between Sacred and Profane: Devotional Space, the Picture Gallery, and the Ambiguous Image in Poland-Lithuania', Zeitschrift für Ostmitteleuropa-Forschung 64, no. 4 (December 2015): 521–542.

  2. ____. 'From the Site of Presence to the Medium of Representation, and Beyond: The Fluid Epistemology of Imagery in Post-Reformation Poland-Lithuania', Mediating Religious Cultures in Early Modern Europe, ed. Torrance Kirby and Matthew Milner (Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2013), 85–118.

  3. Jurkowlaniec, Grażyna. 'Cult and Patronage: The "Madonna della Clemenza", the Altemps and a Polish Canon in Rome', Zeitschrift für Kunstgeschichte 72, no. 1 (2009): 69-98.

  4. ____. 'L'immagine della Chiesa nelle stampe di Tomasz Treter dedicate a Stanisław Hozjusz: Contributo polacco alla cultura artistica europea ai tempi della controriforma', Atti dell'Accademia Polacca 2 (2011): 130-150.

  5. Koutny-Jones, Aleksandra. ‘A Noble Death: The Seventeenth-Century Oleśnicki Funerary Chapel in Tarłów’, Journal of the Warburg and Courtauld Institutes 72 (2009): 169-205.

  6. ____. ‘Dancing with Death in Poland’, Print Quarterly 22, no. 1 (March 2005): 14-31.

  7. ____. Visual Cultures of Death in Central Europe: Contemplation and Commemoration in Early Modern Poland-Lithuania (Leiden: Brill, 2015).

  8. Labno, Jeannie. Commemorating the Polish Renaissance Child: Funeral Monuments and Their European Context (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2011).

  9. Maniura, Robert. Pilgrimage to Images in the Fifteenth Century: The Origins of the Cult of Our Lady of Częstochowa (Boydell Press, 2004).

  10. Michalski, Sergiusz. Reformation and the Visual Arts: The Protestant Image Question in Western and Eastern Europe (London: Routledge, 2002).

  11. Sulikowska, Aleksandra. 'At the Crossroads of Tradition: Orthodox Church Painting in the Reign of the Jagiellons', Ikonotheka 22 (2009): 33-41.

  12. ____. 'Inter Dissidentes in Religione: Relations between Denominations and the Debate on Images in the Old Commonwealth of Poland', Ikonotheka 24 (2013): 5-25.


  1. Grzybkowska, Teresa. 'Andreas Stech’s Portraits of Johannes Hevelius in Gdańsk and Oxford: At the Origins of the Portrait of the Early Modern Scholar', Artibus et Historiae 66 (2012): 287-316.

  2. Frost, Robert I. The Polish Portrait of Bonnie Prince Charlie. Cham: Palgrave, 2022.

  3. Guile, Carolyn. "Reflections on the Politics of Portraiture in Early Modern Poland," in Globalising East European Art Histories: Past and Present, edited by Beáta Hock and Anu Allas, 83-97. New York: Routledge, 2018.

  4. Portrait of Sarmatian Type in the 17th Century Poland, Bohemia, Slovakia and Hungary, ed. Ewa Zawadzka (Cracow, 1985).


  1. Hucul, Volodymyr. "The Battle of Orsha: Court Propaganda or Chivalric Epic?" RIHA Journal 93 (July 2014): 1-25.


  1. Deluga, Waldemar. 'The Influence of Prints on Painting in Eastern Europe', Print Quarterly 10, no. 3 (September 1993): 219-231.

  2. Hoskins, Janina W. 'Printing in Poland's Golden Age', The Quarterly Journal of the Library of Congress 23, no. 3 (July 1966): 204-218.

  3. Kiliańczyk-Zięba, Justyna. "In Search of Lost Fortuna. Reconstructing the Publishing History of the Polish Book of Fortune-Telling," in Lost Books: Reconstructing the Print World of Pre-Industrial Europe, edited by Flavia Bruni and Andrew Pettegree, 120-143. Leiden: Brill, 2016.

  4. Palka, Ada. 'Jan Ziarnko’s Anamorphic Print A Pair of Lovers Embracing', Print Quarterly 32, no. 1 (March 2015): 3-13.


  1. Arciszewska, Barbara. 'Early Modern Conceptualizations of Medieval History and Their Impact on Residential Architecture in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth', in The Quest for an Appropriate Past in Literature, Art and Architecture, ed. Karl A. E. Enenkel and Konrad Adriaan Ottenheym (Leiden: Brill, 2018), 649–81.

  2. Guile, Carolyn. 'Circulations: Early Modern Architecture in the Polish-Lithuanian Borderlands', in Circulations in the Global History of Art, ed. Thomas DaCosta Kaufmann, Catherine Dossin, and Beatrice Joyeux-Prunel (Ashgate, 2015).

  3. ____. Remarks on Architecture: The Vitruvian Tradition in Enlightenment Poland (University Park: The Pennsylvania State University Press, 2015).

  4. ____. 'Sebastian Sierakowski, S.J. and the Language of Architecture', in Jesuit Survival and Restoration: 200th Anniversary Perspectives, ed. Robert Maryks and Jon Wright (Leiden: Brill, 2014), 99-126.

  5. ____. 'Winckelmann in Poland: An Eighteenth-Century Response to the "History of the Art of Antiquity",' Journal of Art Historiography 9 (December 2013): 1-24.

  6. Jakobiec, Katie. 'Beyond Form and Fancy: The Merchant Palaces of Kazimierz Dolny in Poland', Architectural History 60 (2017): 37-69.

  7. ____. 'The Architecture of Benefaction: The Last Will and Testament of a Grain Merchant', Journal of Interdisciplinary History 47, no. 4 (Spring, 2017): 475–493.

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